Bridget Ansel is a Policy Analyst and Writer at Equitable Growth. In this role, she contributes commentary, research, and support to advancing our understanding of issues around family economic security. Her specific area of focus includes paid leave, fair scheduling practices, gender and racial equality, and childcare. Bridget’s work has been published or cited in multiple outlets, including Politico Magazine, Newsweek, and The Guardian.
Bridget has worked at Equitable Growth since 2013, when she began as a special assistant to the Executive Director. Originally from Chicago, she graduated from Georgetown University with degrees in history and government.
A new working paper examines family policy across Western, high-income countries, to try and establish whether there is a cause-and-effect relationship between family polices and women’s employment outcomes.
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