Lea Woods is a senior policy associate in the women’s economic justice department at The Century Foundation where her work focuses on a range of issues, including paid family leave and child care. Prior to joining The Century Foundation, Lea worked for the Economic Analysis and Research Network (EARN) at the Economic Policy Institute (EPI), where she organized conferences and convenings for state-level think tanks and advocacy groups. She has worked in fundraising and communications at nonprofits that promote women’s economic security and political power, including the Institute for Women’s Policy Research and the Center for Women’s Leadership. Additional political experience includes interning in a congressional office and working on a gubernatorial reelection campaign.