Women’s Economic Security

Economic Security for Women in Florida

April 2020 Research

Working Black Women in Florida and Economic Insecurity:  A Story of Gender and Racial Inequality – Full Report

American Association of University Women (AAUW) Flagler, Jacksonville, St. Augustine, Sarasota and Tampa Branches supported this research through AAUW-Florida state grants, and the Weston branch supporting through member contributions 

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Read Dr. Gatta’s Op-Ed in Florida Courier, April 24, 2020

Florida Black Women Who Are Essential Workers Are Economically Insecure

May 2019 Research

Florida’s Hispanic Women– Striving But Not Economically Thriving – Full Report  

American Association of University Women (AAUW) Daytona Beach, Jacksonville and St. Augustine Branches supported this report and infographics through financial support from members and a grant from AAUW Florida

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Hispanic Infographics – English

Hispanic Infographics – Spanish

IWPR report on the Status of Women in FL- Poverty and Opportunity

The Status of Women in Florida by County – A Report on Employment and Earnings

Increasing the Economic Security of Older Women- A Brookings Public Policy Report

Older women’s economic insecurity – Op Ed – Sarasota Herald April 18, 2018 Mary Gatta, Ph.D 

Report investigates the experiences of women in retirement in Florida—statewide and focusing on St. Johns and Duval Counties in Northeastern Florida—5 page report with talking points – Mary Gatta, PhD.

Research and Reports

The Status of Black Women in the United States

Economic Security for Black and Hispanic Families

Retirement on the Edge: Women, Men, and Economic Insecurity After the Great Recession

Women, Economic Insecurity and Aging in the Florida Sunshine – A Report by Mary Gatta, PhD.

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