World Economic Forum: 1 in 4 women are considering stepping back from their career because of COVID-19

World Economic Forum: 1 in 4 women are considering stepping back from their career because of COVID-19. “By now it’s well-established the Covid-19 crisis is hitting women particularly hard. Working mothers bear the brunt of the childcare responsibilities brought on by shuttered daycare centers and Zoom classrooms, while Black women are stricken with the added toll the pandemic has taken on their communities. A new report quantifies the extent of the problem: One in four women are considering leaving their jobs, cutting back hours, or otherwise scaling back work as a result of the pandemic and its fallout.”

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