NPR: Enough Already; Multiple Demands Causing Women to Leave the Workforce

GBTA: Women Will Drive Business Outcomes Post-Pandemic

The 19th:  865k Women Left the Workforce in September, Despite 661k Jobs Being Added

NBC News: A Majority of Women Are Looking to Pivot Careers Due to COVID

Bloomberg: Decades of womens’ progress will be wiped out by the recession, disproportionately impacting women of color and those with children.

Mckinsey: COVID 19 is Having a Regressive Impact on Gender Equality

women are disproportionately impacted by covid job losses 

Juggling multiple demands at home, occupying more front line jobs, and the impact to the tourism industry has led to women in travel being a heavily impacted demographic in COVID job losses

There is 1 woman for every 10 men in hotel/hospitality company leadership roles
Women continue to make up nearly half of the entry-level workforce but only a quarter (26%) and 5% of women in color, of C-suite roles
women are leaving their employers at a record rate 10.5% voluntary attitrion in 2022, compared to 9% for men

the power of connection

With so many clear signals of change needed to prevent regression in the careers of women in travel, why are we focusing on mentorship and networking? Learn a little more from Melissa Maher, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Industry Engagement at Expedia Group about the power of mentorship and connections. 

interested in hearing more about women in travel thrive?

To hear more about Women in Travel Thrive, check out the “Priority Status” podcast by J Public Relations, featuring two of our founding members – Silvia Camarota and Claudia Infante.