The coronavirus pandemic has been devastating for the economic system. That has been very true for girls within the workforce. Greater than 2 million ladies left the workforce in 2020, placing ladies’s participation within the labor market at its lowest degree since 1988, according to NPR.
Monday is Worldwide Ladies’s Day. At 11 a.m., host Angela Davis talks with the brand new CEO of WomenVenture, a Minneapolis-based group that helps ladies entrepreneurs, in regards to the impact of the pandemic on women-owned companies.
Davis additionally will get an replace from an MPR reporter on what Gov. Tim Walz has referred to as “crucial trial within the nation” — the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin for his position within the Might 2020 killing of George Floyd. He died after Chauvin knelt on Floyd’s neck for about 9 minutes throughout an arrest.
As she does each Monday, Davis checks in with MPR Information senior economics contributor Chris Farrell on the state of the economic system.
Are you a girl and a enterprise proprietor? How has your corporation been affected by the pandemic? We’d like to listen to from you. Name 651-227-6000 throughout the 11 a.m. hour or tweet @AngelaDavisMPR to affix the dialog.
Jon Collins is an MPR Information reporter overlaying the Derek Chauvin trial.
Erin Horne McKinney is the CEO of WomenVenture, a Minneapolis-based group that helps ladies entrepreneurs.
Chris Farrell is a senior economics contributor for MPR Information.
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