Elizabeth Weingarten

Director, Global Gender Parity Initiative

Elizabeth Weingarten is the director of the Global Gender Parity initiative, a project of the Better Life Lab where she is a senior fellow. Before joining New America, she worked on the editorial staffs of the Atlantic, Slate and Qatar Today magazine. Outside of New America, Weingarten is the CEO of TRIBELLE, a business that cultivates female entrepreneurship among low-income populations in Israel. She has done research and writing on gender parity issues in Israel, Egypt, and Qatar, and is a graduate of Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism.

All Work

BETTER LIFE LAB
In Case of Emergency, Break Glass Ceiling

Why, ask Jane Carr and Elizabeth Weingarten, do companies only think to hire women in times of crisis?


BETTER LIFE LAB and NEW AMERICA
The National Security Issue No One Is Talking About

Anne-Marie Slaughter and Elizabeth Weingarten wrote for TIME about the intersection of women in cybersecurity and national security.


BETTER LIFE LAB
A License to Discriminate?

Two wrongs don’t make a right, but Elizabeth Weingarten explores a phenomenon that might lead us to believe that a right permits a wrong.


BETTER LIFE LAB
If Feminism Is about Choice, Then This Election Is, Too

Elizabeth Weingarten writes on why voting for someone because she’s a woman isn’t too far from not voting for someone because she’s a woman.


CYBERSECURITY INITIATIVE
Decrypting the Cybersecurity Gender Gap

Gender disparity in the cybersecurity industry isn’t just a problem for women.


BETTER LIFE LAB and NEW AMERICA
American women start their own businesses because they have no other choice

Call it a calculated risk: Camilla Ley Valentin, the mother of two little girls, earned three times her husband’s salary when she decided si


BETTER LIFE LAB and NEW AMERICA
Do Men Prioritize Family Time More Than Women?

Elizabeth Weingarten unpacks a new study that suggests men prioritize home and family over work more than women do.


BETTER LIFE LAB
Why Scandinavian Women Build Bigger Businesses Than Americans

In honor of global entrepreneur week, Nanette Fondas and Elizabeth Weingarten unpack a new study that says there are more women entrepreneur


BETTER LIFE LAB and NEW AMERICA
Lady Boss – The Progressive Workplace: Women, Families + Policy

Panel Discussion – Moderated by Vivien Labaton (Make It Work Campaign), in conversation with Sharon Lerner (“The War on Moms: On Life in a F


BETTER LIFE LAB and NEW AMERICA
Sorry, Kate Winslet, It May Be ‘Vulgar’ But We Do Need To Talk About Salary

Winslet’s hardly alone in feeling uncomfortable talking about money. Most people would rather talk about their sex life than their salary, E


BETTER LIFE LAB
Men Prioritize Family Time More Than Women. Yes, You Read That Right.

Elizabeth Weingarten unpacks a new study that suggests men prioritize home and family over work more than women.


BETTER LIFE LAB and NEW AMERICA
Get Paid What You're Worth

Elizabeth Weingarten was a panelist at an event in conjunction with Harvard Business School based on her cover story for More Magazine's Nov