How many Mega Millions winning lottery tickets would it take to close the gender pay gap? 313. That’s because $500 billion is the total gender pay gap each year in the United States, and the winning lottery ticket only covers $1.6 billion. A new report from the American Association of
“This is so no 12- year-old girl is sorry she’s a girl.” Heather Hardy, the World Boxing Champion International Female Super Bantamweight with a 21-0 undefeated record, and an MMA fighter, wants you to know that the lessons she shares on pay equity, persistence, winning, passion and d
Use tips from this powerful resource guide to step up your game and help make Equal Pay Day redundant. Download the guide here. Please share this post, as well as the Close The Gap app available for free on April 10, Equal Pay Day with this code: free2day
When is 20 percent off not a good thing? When it is applied to every working woman in America who makes on average 20 percent less than a man in the same position. Click here for Take The Lead’s Equal Pay Day Infographic, Equal Pay Day is a painful reminder every year that it ta
Learning new skills can ease the pay gap for women and also fill the pipeline in tech and other fields. A study of nearly 1,300 students who took part in the Climb Credit program of loans for education and certification shows that after graduating, each alum had a median income increa
It’s not better working on your own if you are a woman in the creative fields of blogging, writing, photography, design, event planning and more. It’s way worse. Female creative entrepreneurs—also called freelancers, contractors and drivers of the highly skilled, creative economy—endu
We already know that companies with more women executives are more profitable. But these companies are also paying their female employees more fairly, according to a new analysis by Redfin and PayScale. The gender pay gap is half the size at tech companies with more women executives.
This powerful infographic, created by Take The Lead’s Nailah Blades, visually expresses tips for negotiations underlining the necessity for the power to ask as now is the time to close the gap. Please share this post, the above links to the infographics as well as the Close The
“Be like Iceland.” That could be the motto for the United State to achieve gender pay equity. And yes, we could be like Iceland, but perhaps without all the ice. A little background here, Iceland recently became the first country globally “to introduce legislation requiring empl
Tackling, narrowing and ultimately closing the gender pay gap has been a major focus at the United Nations Commission on The Status of Women 61st annual meeting in New York continuing through this week. Take The Lead partnered with the UN for a presentation by Take The Lead Leadership
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