March 31, 2015

Advancing women in the workforce: create a network at work, at home

Photo: Deputy Secretary Nani Coloretti participates in a Women's History month panel at HUD headquarters.

A few years ago, the director of The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) convened a workgroup to identify obstacles in the federal workplace hindering opportunities for women (see the report here: EEOC Women’s Work Group Report).  While women accounted for almost half of the workforce, they lagged behind in levels of seniority and pay. Continue reading