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

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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


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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


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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


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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.


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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


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Get Paid What You're Worth

New America, the Harvard Business School, MORE magazine discuss (how to close) the gender pay gap.


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Promoting Gender Equality in Afghanistan and around the World

We're at a critical moment in the movement for women's rights in Afghanistan, say experts working on the ground who spoke recently at New Am


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How to promote Women's Rights in Afghanistan and Around the World

His story speaks to a critical lesson learned after 14 years of engagement in Afghanistan: Supporting and advancing the rights of women and


Let's Go for a Ride

Transportation planning in cities across the United States is moving into an exciting new phase, largely because of the influence of women.


The Key to Economic Growth is Building a Care Grid

How do we convince people that the undervalued care industry is just as important as infrastructure is to our nation?


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The B&C Program dossier

Here's what we've been up to since September.


Modern Family Comes To Washington

As "traditional" family models shift, the male-breadwinner model remains the family that most social policies were designed to serve.