Asian American and Pacific Islander Women Deserve More! Join the #AAPIEqualPay Twitter Storm

March 7, 2017


Time: 2–3 p.m. ET

Location: On Twitter! Follow @AAUW and @AAUWPolicy, and use #AAPIEqualPay

Cost: Free


Event description

Imagine if your paycheck was slashed by 15 percent. That’s a big loss in wages when it comes to budgeting for groceries, gas, doctor visits, and more. But it’s the reality for Asian American and Pacific Islander women, who are paid 85 percent of what non-Hispanic, white men are paid.

Help AAUW mark #AAPIEqualPay day, the symbolic day when Asian American and Pacific Islander women’s pay finally “catches up” to the wages that men took home the previous year. Join our Twitter storm, where we’ll explain the gender pay gap, suggest solutions for it, and — with your help — agitate for change.

Follow @AAUW and @AAUWPolicy and use hashtags #AAPIEqualPay and #EqualPay.

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Feel free to use our sample tweets (below).




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