Cultural shifts are partially responsible for the increase in working millennial women, as education levels are increasing and benefits for working parents proliferate. (Image: Shutterstock)

Millennial women are participating in the American job market at levels last seen in 2000 as people like Remya Ravindran dive back into the labor pool.

Ravindran landed a job at Quizlet, a San Francisco-based technology company, in late 2018 after taking two years off to care for her baby. The 29-year-old software quality-assurance engineer says she wanted to become the household’s second breadwinner and use her education in a labor market she describes as “very, very hot.”

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