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How The Pandemic Is Impacting Women In The Workforce

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Chabeli Carrazana covers women and the economy for The 19th. Image: zoom screenshot / WMFE

The pandemic has put enormous strain on working families- and the economic impact of the pandemic recession on women has been especially severe. 

Reporter Chabeli Carrazana covers women and the economy for The 19th– a non-partisan, non-profit news organization that focuses on women, politics and policy. The 19th launched this year. 

In her article “America’s First Female Recession”, Carrazana notes that in just three months, women lost a decade of economic advancement. 

Carrazana joins Intersection to explain how the recession is impacting women, and what the future may hold.

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About Matthew Peddie

Host of WMFE's Intersection & Assistant News Director

Matthew Peddie grew up in New Zealand and studied journalism at the University of Western Ontario. After graduating with an MA in Journalism he returned to Christchurch, working as a reporter for Radio Live and Radio New Zealand. He’s reported live from the scene of earthquakes, criminal trials and rugby ... Read Full Bio »