Dr. Martha Burk is a political writer and women's issues expert who co-founded the Center for Advancement of Public Policy in Washington, D.C., and a national consultant on gender pay equity to governments at all levels and corporations. She is the Money Editor for Ms. magazine, a frequent blogger for Huffington Post. She hosts the public radio show Equal Time, marketed through Public Radio International.
From 2000-2005 Burk headed the National Council of Women's Organizations the nation's oldest and largest coalition of women's groups, representing over ten million women. She remains at the forefront of the debate on women's progress in the U.S. and around the world.
Dr. Burk has conducted workshops with women's NGOs internationally under the sponsorship of USAID, the United Nations, and UNESCO, and has conducted training in the U.S. for delegations from Russia, Botswana, Korea, Romania, Bulgaria, Australia and the Middle East. She has been an official U.S. delegate to international conferences in Iceland, Lithuania, Estonia, Cuba, and China.
Burk is a contributor to media outlets including USA Today, The Nation, Foreign Policy, Working Woman, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, PoliticsDaily.com and many others. Televison includes Today Show, ABC World News, CBS Evening News, NBC Nightly News, CNN, Bloomberg, Fox News, PBS News Hour and The Daily Show.