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Making the Connection Between Gender Bias and Economic Security

K. Sujata | Posted 03.24.2016 | Women
K. Sujata

March is Women's History Month. Women's achievements through history should be documented and celebrated, though it does not move us to address the small and large inequities women and girls face now.

Obviously Men Make More Money Than Women At Amazon

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 03.24.2016 | Business

When the most senior, well-paid people at your company are almost exclusively male, is it really accurate to say your business pays men and women abou...

Why Women Still Need to Fight for Equal Pay

Debbie Gisonni | Posted 03.23.2016 | Business
Debbie Gisonni

Women still need to fight for equality not only because of the pay gap but also because inequality exists for many people on many different levels in the workplace.

Men in Tennis Seem Confused About Why Anyone Succeeds

David Berri | Posted 03.23.2016 | Sports
David Berri

Men often take the advantages culture bestows on them for granted. They assume that they deserve to win at contests that are tilted in their favor. And they expect that those who lose at these unfair contests to accept defeat without becoming angry.

Show Us the Money

Bobbie Brinegar | Posted 03.22.2016 | Business
Bobbie Brinegar

It was entirely appropriate that the Treasury Department held its 6th annual Women in Finance & Technology Symposium on St. Patrick's Day, a day symbolized by green. Because green -- as in money -- is what this gathering was all about.

The Status of Women in Kansas Shows There is Much Work to Be Done

Wendy Doyle | Posted 03.18.2016 | Women
Wendy Doyle

Women's Foundation is known for our work in identifying key issues that put women at a disadvantage and then finding solutions to improve those areas....

The Real Reason Women In Their 30s Quit Their Jobs

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 03.18.2016 | Business

Why do women in their 30s quit their jobs? It turns out, they mainly leave for the same reason men do: money. The No. 1 reason women around the age o...

As March Madness Begins, the Insanity of the Gender and Racial Pay Gap Is Revealed

Lisa Maatz | Posted 03.17.2016 | Women
Lisa Maatz

Looking at our Men's Final Four, the lowest earnings ratio out of these four teams belongs to Temple at 87 percent -- not bad at eight percentage points better than the national gender pay gap.

Gender Pay Gap by a Thousand Cuts

Katie Donovan | Posted 03.08.2016 | Business
Katie Donovan

I think the Complete Story of the Gender Pay Gap is still to be written. Claudia Goldin's knowledge and experience in this field is amazing. It is part of the story but I think there is more to be added. We probably will not know everything about the gender pay gap until we succeed at closing it.

Gender Equity Needs Action, Not a Pledge

Margery Kraus | Posted 03.10.2016 | Women
Margery Kraus

The theme for this year's International Women's Day is "Pledging for Parity." While this pledge is a long overdue step, it is time we move past pledges and promises, and take real action to address this important issue.

Here's to Happy Endings

Rev. Michael Rogers, S.J. | Posted 03.08.2016 | Religion
Rev. Michael Rogers, S.J.

Here's to home, but still, here's to a world bigger than right on Hereford, left on Boyltson. Here's to Mount Saint James, and the tower bell. Here's to happy endings. We all deserve them.

Empowering Women Is Critical for Economic Growth

Paul Polman | Posted 03.08.2016 | Business
Paul Polman

It isn't just about empowering women and girls because it's the right thing -- our vision of a poverty-free world depends on it.

8 Tips to Fast-Track Your Career

Kim Keating | Posted 03.07.2016 | Women
Kim Keating

Have you ever felt like it is getting harder -- not easier -- for women to obtain senior level positions? Well, according to a recent report, it is.

Today, We Will Change Tomorrow

Valerie Jarrett | Posted 03.09.2016 | Women
Valerie Jarrett

As the Chair of the first White House Council on Women and Girls, it has been my honor to lead the President's efforts to improve the quality of life for women and girls. Talent is ubiquitous, but opportunity is not.

Here's What Happened When We Asked Elon Musk About Equal Pay For Women

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 03.03.2016 | Business

Elon Musk is considering reviewing employee salaries at SpaceX to ensure that women and men are paid fairly, the chief executive and founder said at a...

Jennifer Lawrence Calls Out The Most Damaging Myth About Feminism

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 02.27.2016 | Women

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. -- Jennifer Lawrence offered a penetrating and personal take on the state of feminism during a dinner event focused on women's e...

Kasich Cuts Women

Gina Messina-Dysert | Posted 02.24.2016 | Women
Gina Messina-Dysert

Kasich is cutting women from Ohio's budget. In an attempt to prove himself a conservative and worthy of the title of POTUS, he has taken a step towards joining the ranks of Trump and Cruz using fear and misogyny as primary tactics.

Adventures in Economic Feminism

David Macaray | Posted 02.11.2017 | Politics
David Macaray

Instead of sending petitions to Congress, or enlisting in Sisterhood buzz-groups, or writing scathingly clever op-eds for the New York Times, women need to get scary. They need to muscle up. In short, they need to become union members.

Chris Christie Gave A Great Answer On Why He's Passionate About Equal Pay

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 02.04.2016 | Politics

A young woman stood up at a New Hampshire town hall for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) on Thursday to ask what the presidential hopeful would do t...

Friday Talking Points -- One No Trump

Chris Weigant | Posted 01.29.2017 | Politics
Chris Weigant

We have serious doubts that we'll see Trump at any future debates -- after all, if he can blow them off with impunity, why would he subject himself to them in the first place?

Here's What Single Women Are Looking For In A Presidential Candidate

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 02.02.2016 | Women

A new survey reveals what’s motivating single women to head to the polls, and (surprise!) issues involving reproductive health and equal pay are at ...

States Take Lead On Equal Pay, With Legislation Stalled In Congress

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 01.04.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama signed his first piece of legislation, the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, seven years ago today, which made it eas...

The White House Wants To Know What Your Company Pays Women And Minorities

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 01.29.2016 | Politics

The White House announced Friday that it plans to start collecting data on the earnings of women and minorities at large U.S. companies in order to ad...

Better Data Equals Greater Pay Equality

Thomas E. Perez | Posted 01.29.2017 | Politics
Thomas E. Perez

Federal law has banned pay discrimination since 1963. But more than 50 years later, many in the American workplace -- because of their sex, race or ethnicity -- don't get equal pay for equal work.

You Should Ask Your Coworker How Much They Make. Right Now

Rep. Mark Takano | Posted 01.27.2017 | Politics
Rep. Mark Takano

Something we can do right now to combat pay inequality in the workplace is talk with our co-workers about our salaries. While Congress works to pass the Paycheck Fairness Act to address the multiple barriers to pay equality, knowing our rights could help us now.