Skip to content
Stories

Alicia Sasser Modestino Addresses the “Shecession” Occurring During the Pandemic

People in this story

Headshot of Alicia Sasser Modestino.
Headshot of Alicia Sasser Modestino.

Alicia Sasser Modestino (Associate Professor of PPUA and Economics; Director of Research, Dukakis Center) joins the WBUR podcast to address the “she-session” taking place during the pandemic where more women are losing their jobs than men. The podcast answers the question, “What’s the long-term impact on families?” Listen to the full podcast here.

Modestino was also featured in a Washington Post article discussing the “she-session” and how virtual schooling is making it even harder for mothers to reenter the workforce. Read more here.

More Stories

A ‘forgotten pioneer’: Northeastern graduate Zandra Flemister, the first Black woman to serve in the US Secret Service

03.02.2023

Award-winning Digital Transgender Archive makes often hidden yet sprawling trans history accessible

03.02.2023

Angela Davis Addresses Large Crowd at Mills College at Northeastern

03.09.23
All Stories