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

NEW AMERICA NYC
When Girls Live as Boys

In what the UN calls the most dangerous country to be a woman, some bacha posh resist efforts to rescind their male prerogatives.


BETTER LIFE LAB
The Old Boys Club and the Failure of Peacekeeping

Not only should women be at the negotiating table, they need to be part of the conversation.


ASSET BUILDING
The Nightmare of Daycare

ASSET BUILDING
The Problem with the Earned Income Tax Credit