04/08/2014 05:26 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

What You Didn't Know About Equal Pay Day

Did you know that the average woman in this country will have lost $431,000 over the course of her career due to the wage gap that still exists?

Or that the United States is ranked #23 in terms of gender equality globally, based on wage parity, political empowerment, health, and educational attainment? Or that country #22 that we immediately follow is Burundi?

Why are we still having this conversation in 2014? At the rate we're going, we won't be seeing equal work be compensated with equal pay until 2058:


We can do better than this, and we can move faster than this -- let's educate our women and men to be aware of this gap and solve it here.