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Watch Equity Summit 2023

Each year, the Center for Workforce Inclusion and CWI Labs convene hundreds of decision-makers, influences, policymakers, and practitioners for a unique opportunity – to discuss equitable economic opportunities for older job seekers, especially those living in historically underserved communities. Unlike other conferences, the Equity Summit is exclusively focused on advancing the workforce aspirations of older workers through solutions to systemic ageism, racism, and sexism.

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For more than 60 years, the Center for Workforce Inclusion has been creating a path to employment for low-income, older job seekers including women, Veterans, and individuals who were formerly incarcerated.


What Employers and Workers Can Do to Combat Gendered Ageism in the Workplace 

Combating gendered ageism needs to become part of every organization. Here are strategies employers and workers can implement to create a more inclusive and age-friendly workplace.

Mar 21, 2024

Lee-Berkeley Shaw

Lee-Berkeley Shaw has 25 years of strategic partnership development and fundraising experience, with a speciality in corporate and foundation relations, special events, and coalition building. She strives to build a culture of philanthropy, collaboration, and success to empower nonprofits organizations to fulfill their missions with the resources and partners they need to excel.


Gendered Ageism: Unveiling Challenges Faced by Older Women in the Workforce

Despite the U.S. economy's growing reliance on older women workers, gendered ageism persists. This article covers some of the consequences of this intersectional bias including economic vulnerability, declining earning power, limited advancement opportunities and early forced retirements.

Mar 7, 2024