Kavya Vaghul is the Senior Director of Research at JUST Capital. She is responsible for contributing to data modeling efforts and conducting original analysis and research about wages, workers, and inequality. Previous to JUST Capital, Kavya was a Senior Research Analyst at the Washington Center for Equitable Growth. There, she researched a wide portfolio of social policy issues, including economic equity, family economic security, student debt, early childhood education, wages, taxation, and gender and racial inequality. Kavya has also served as a researcher for the Healthy Neighborhood Study in the Greater Boston Area, a fellow for the Massachusetts State Department of Public Health’s Population Health Information Tool, and a legislative intern for Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA).
Kavya received her Masters in City Planning from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and her B.A. in Public Health Studies from The Johns Hopkins University.
In this session, a panel of experts will discuss how the cascading economic consequences of the pandemic are reversing years of progress in workplace equity, and may have long-term implications for women’s financial lives for years to come.