Biography

Bridget Ansel is a Policy Analyst at Equitable Growth. Her research and analysis is focused on advancing our understanding of family economic security issues, specifically paid leave, fair scheduling practices, gender and racial equality, wage discrimination, and other labor and work issues. Ansel’s work has been published or cited in multiple outlets, including Politico MagazineNewsweek, and The Guardian. Originally from Chicago, she graduated from Georgetown University.

 

Selected Publications

Selected Media

Modernizing U.S. Labor Standards for 21st Century Families

Despite the central role women play in the economy, U.S. labor laws and institutions do little to address the various ways in which women are held back at work.

The Stubborn Stigma of the Male Nurse

Despite the economic advantages, men still stay away from certain health-care fields.