GSWS Associate Director Gwendolyn Beetham comments on Penn's new $2000-COVID-19 Childcare Grant

September 10, 2020

Over the last several months GSWS Associate Director Gwendolyn Beetham, alongside other members of the GSWS/APC community, has been advocating for institutional recognition of, and support for, the increased care work demands faced by Penn employees during the pandemic by creating a list of recommendations. Penn has recently adopted one of the recommendations: a Childcare Grant to support faculty, staff, and postdoctoral trainees forced to navigate a remote semester balancing professional and parental responsibilities. Read more in the DP article "Penn launches new $2000-COVID-19 Childcare Grant for eligible faculty, staff, and postdocs" here