Until very recently, the number of women in the workforce was at an all-time high. Economist Claudia Goldin confirmed that the current generation of college and university-educated women has come closer to attaining both a career and a family at the same time, than any other generation before. Then 2020 and Covid-19 happened. This pandemic has thrust gender inequality into the spotlight. It has illuminated how quickly progress can unravel, in both the home and the workplace.