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Politico | A women-focused recovery, Nikki Haley’s choice and a farewell

Feb 17, 2021

But are we doing enough to fix it? This week, I talked to gender economist Katica Roy, who says that Congress isn’t thinking enough about gender in its Covid-19 recovery plans. Roy, the CEO and founder of Pipeline, a software company that helps businesses be equitable when it comes to gender, race and age, had stark warnings about the future: When women get paid less and work less, the whole economy loses billions, even trillions. But, she stressed, government programs should help fix that, with our input: “We all pay for it [through our taxes]. … We have a right to say how that should happen.”

Here are excerpts from our interview:

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