By Regina F. Lark, Ph.D. July 21, 2020 EmailTweetLikeLinkedIn In late April, when she heard that schools will remain closed for the duration, Sylvia locked herself in the bathroom and screamed. A few minutes later she was back at the dining room table, making sure the two younger kids were on their screens doing school work, cleaning up breakfast, unloading and loading the dishwasher, starting laundry, and sorting yesterday’s mail. Then she powered up her laptop and got to work. Right. I get it. She’s been working all morning,
Grim and Grimmer: The Impact of Quarantine on the Lives of Professional Women By Regina F. Lark, Ph.D. October 12, 2020 EmailTweetLikeLinkedIn Grim and Grimmer: The Impact of Quarantine on the Lives of Professional Women A new word entered our vocabulary this summer: She-Session. C. Nicole Mason, President of the Institute of Women’s Policy Research, coined this term which refers to an economic downturn where job and income losses are affecting women more than men.” The volume of work that has fallen onto the shoulders of women is unfathomable.