The University of Missouri Enters Into a Research Partnership With The Women’s Foundation

The University of Missouri and The Women’s Foundation have announced a research partnership aimed at improving the lives of women in the state of Missouri. The foundation has begun conducting focus groups around the state and scholars at the Center for Applied Research in Economics at the university have created a database to compile and analyze the data.

The research project will focus on five key areas:

1. Employment and income
2. Education and childcare
3. Social and economic indicators
4. Health
5. Leadership and public engagement

SchumacherJacqueline Schumacher, a policy analyst at the Institute of Public Policy in the Truman School of Public Affairs at the university and leader of the research project, stated that “the support of The Women’s Foundation will allow us to access and analyze this resource to identify important indicators about the status of women in Missouri. This research will help us identify potential areas of improvement where the lives of Missouri women and their families can be improved.”

Schumacher is a graduate of Rockhurst University in Kansas City, Missouri, where she majored in business administration and Spanish. She holds a master of public administration degree from the University of Missouri.

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