Center for Women and Work

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What We Do

As part of its multi-faceted research and policy work, Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations' Center for Women and Work (CWW):

  • Addresses women’s advancement in the workplace
  • Conducts cutting-edge research on successful public and workplace policies
  • Provides technical assistance and programs to educators, industry, and governments
  • Engages issues that directly affect the living standards of New Jersey’s and the nation’s working families

Our Focus Areas

Our areas of concentration include:


Founded in 1993, the Center for Women and Work is an innovative leader in research and programs that promote gender equity, a high-skill economy, and reconciliation of work and well-being for all.


CWW is affiliated with the internationally-known Institute for Women’s Leadership (IWL), an eight-unit consortium of research, instructional and outreach units that includes (in addition to CWW): the Center for American Women and Politics, the Center for Women’s Global Leadership, the Institute for Research on Women, the Women’s & Gender Studies Department, Douglass College, the Institute for Women and Art, and the Office for the Promotion of Women in Science, Engineering and Mathematics.