Under President Trump’s administration, women have been empowered to reach their economic potential.
Women have experienced record low unemployment under President Trump.
In August, the unemployment rate among women was at 3.3%, near a generational low.
Women’s unemployment rate has been under 4% for 14 straight months.
In August, the economy added 60,000 new jobs for women.
During the President’s first year in office, the number of American women in poverty fell by nearly 600,000.
Thanks to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, the child tax credit was doubled to $2,000 per child.
The Trump Administration has prioritized empowering women to pursue careers and realize their economic potential.
President Trump directed more than $200 million per year to technology education grants for women and programs that encourage participation in STEM careers.
President Trump signed an Executive Order establishing the National Council For The American Worker.
Over 300 companies and associations of all size and industry have signed the Administration’s Pledge to America’s Workers, promising to create more than 12 million education, training, and skill-building opportunities over the next 5 years.
Ivanka Trump created the Women’s Global Development and Prosperity Initiative (W-GDP) to help 50 million women in developing countries realize their economic potential by 2025.
Additional Trump Administration efforts to empower women globally include:
The Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative (We-Fi): Aims to mobilize more than $1.6 billion in capital for women entrepreneurs in developing countries.
The WomenConnect Challenge: Seeks to growth women’s access to digital technology and bridge the digital gender divide.
The 2X Women’s Initiative: Aimed at mobilizing $1 billion in capital to support women living in the developing world. This initiative has already mobilized more than $140 million from the private sector to support women in Latin America and the Caribbean.