Raising Wage Gap Awareness

Wage Gap Awareness is what “leanin.org” is working for. It is a women’s empowerment initiative started by the Sheryl Sandberg & Dave Goldberg Family Foundation that is trying to take action to close the wage gap. Read the full article with the link!

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What Age 32 Means For Women

Most people do not think much of it when they turn 32, but if you’re a woman this may become a significant age for reasons you will not be happy about. According to time.com, the gender wage gap widens once a woman hits age 32, and will keep widening as they get older. CLICK HERE for a […]

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The Motherhood Penalty

One argument against the wage gap is that women voluntarily leave the workforce to have children. This is a common explanation people use to support paying women lower salaries than men. “About 39% of mothers say they have taken “significant” time off work after having a child” (Farber, 2). Although these mothers are voluntarily taking off work, […]

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Equal Pay Day April 4th

This past Tuesday, April 4th was Equal Pay Day. For those who don’t know what this day means, it is the day that symbolizes how much a woman would need to work into a year to earn as much as a man does. “Women who work full-time in the United States take home about 80 cents for […]

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