The Women’s Health in the Workforce Working Group will use a collaborative approach and open dialogue to reduce stigma, and misconceptions around many healthcare-related issues in the workforce such as disability, chronic illness, weight, and family needs that often systemically hold women back from getting jobs, pathways to promotions, stepping into visible executive roles or receiving reasonable accommodations, due to bias and discrimination.
Stigma around illness and autoimmune health issues
Disability & reasonable accommodation issues
Chronic Illness discrimination
Weight discrimination (fat bias)
Family Needs - pregnancy, family leave
Health Literacy for inclusive and accommodating employment practices & corporate culture