Starting from 77 Cents!?!

Tomorrow, we’ll learn from the U.S. Census Bureau if there’s been any change in the gender pay gap. Currently, the gap stands at 23 cents, which means that the average […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   6 Comments   |   September 11, 2012

Lilly Ledbetter: Bridging Culture Gaps for Equal Pay

Feminism has always been criticized as being preoccupied with advancing the interests of white, educated, middle-class women. While most women’s groups now take action on everything from racism to marriage […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   1 Comments   |   June 08, 2012

It Doesn’t Hurt to Ask

As we grow up, we quickly learn that we can negotiate certain aspects of our lives. When I was younger, I tried to negotiate things like my curfew on the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   May 04, 2012

Alabama Branch Sponsors $tart $mart Workshop

Research shows that the typical American woman misses out on $1 million in earnings over her lifetime because she lacks salary negotiation skills. The $tart $mart workshops address the gender […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   December 16, 2011

The World’s Most Powerful Women?

Forbes released its infamous lists this past week. And while women get their own list,  the World’s 100 Most Powerful Women, I’m left wondering what story this really tells us […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   August 29, 2011

First $tart $mart Workshop Held in Oregon

Eighteen senior women students from Chemeketa Community College, Western Oregon University, and Willamette University participated in a $tart $mart salary negotiation workshop on April 29, 2011. This was the first […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   May 31, 2011

Equal Pay Day Q and A: Angela Stevenson

Angela Stevenson, the public health general manager for the Wayne County, Michigan, Department of Public Health, talked with us last week about what inspires her to advocate for pay equity. […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   April 09, 2011

Equal Pay Day Q and A: Lisa Frehill

Lisa M. Frehill, the director of research, evaluation, and policy at the National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering, talked with us last week about her experiences with workplace discrimination. […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   April 08, 2011

Show me the Money: The Importance of Learning Your Worth

A recent article in the New York Times on financial literacy informs us that, unfortunately, many Americans are not fluent in the language of money, and our schools are doing […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   May 03, 2010

“I Felt Empowered to Get the Salary I Wanted …”

A student participant made this statement after a role-play exercise conducted during an AAUW/WAGE Project $tart $mart salary negotiation workshop that I attended two weeks ago at Harvard University. This […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   February 17, 2010