Indian American Aparna Mathur to participate as panelist in EEOC discussion on workforce in Washington

Mathur is a Resident Scholar in Economic Policy Studies at the American Enterprise Institute.

Credit: US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

The US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is holding a meeting to discuss The State of the Workforce and the Future of Work. The event is scheduled for Wednesday, April 5, from 9.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. at EEOC headquarters, 131 M Street, NE, Washington, DC.

The discussion would see participation from an Indian American panelist, Dr. Aparna Mathur. Mathur, who has a doctorate in economics, specializes in research areas including tax policy, environmental taxation, corporate taxation, carbon taxes, state health insurance and labor market outcomes. She has worked as an adjunct professor at Georgetown University’s School of Public Policy and has taught economics at the University of Maryland.

Mathur completed her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in economics from Delhi before enrolling for the University of Maryland to pursue master’s and then a doctorate in economics.

Other five panelists are Michael D’Ambrose, Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer for Archer Daniels Midland Company; Kenneth E. Rigmaiden, President, International Union of Painters and Allied Traders; Dr. Nicole Smith, Research Professor and Chief Economist/Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce; Mason Bishop, Principal, WorkED Consulting, LLC; Montez King, Executive Director, National Institute for Metalworking Skills.

The event is open for public observation, who are advised to reach the venue 30 minutes before the scheduled time. A news statement by EEOC mentions that “visitors should bring a government-issued photo identification card to facilitate enter into the building.”

EEOC is a government agency that ensures that the employers do not discriminate employees because of their race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age (40 and older), disability and genetic information.

Employers with more than 15 employees are generally covered by EEOC laws.


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