Work, Families & Children

at the Wellesley Centers for Women

Work, Families and Children (WFC) is a research and action project of the Wellesley Centers for Women. For more than 30 years, WFC has studied the lives of children and adults, and the workplaces, early care and education programs and families in which they live, work and grow. Based on this research, WFC has developed innovative programs, conducted evaluation research and provided technical assistance to programs.

The Work, Families and Children team receives funding from a variety of sources for this work, including federal grants, state grants and contracts, contracts with local communities or school systems, and grants from private foundations.

WFC is part of the Wellesley Centers for Women, at Wellesley College.

WFC Directors: Nancy L. Marshall, Ed.D.; Wendy Wagner Robeson, Ed.D.; Joanne Roberts, Ph.D.

WFC Staff: Pat DiBlasi, Sheila McManus, Ellen Cuniffe, Mary Kloppenberg

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