How Would You Like to Work the Same Hours for Half the Pay? That’s the Gender Pay Gap for Latinas

Thanks to the gender pay gap, Latinas are paid 54 percent of what non-Hispanic white men are paid. That means it takes Latinas almost an entire extra year of full-time, year-round work in order to be paid what the average white man took home by December 31. Read more »

Article   |   Economic Security   |   November 20, 2019

How the Wage Gap Hurts Women in Retirement

The gender pay gap, which begins as soon women enter the workforce and grows throughout their working life, continues to disadvantage women during their retirement years, according to a new […] Read more »

Article   |   Economic Security   |   November 04, 2019

Encouraging Latinas to Pursue College and Careers Through Fashion

“Latinas are underrepresented in all areas of the fashion industry – from the runway to the executive level. Although we have a unique sense of style and a strong work ethic, we are overlooked, stereotyped, and assumed we will take less in pay,” – Roseanna Garcia, 2007–08 Community Action Grantee and founder of Latina Fashionista Read more »

The Gender Pay Gap in 25 Metro Areas

No matter how you break down the gender pay gap numbers — by state, age, education, race, or occupation — the gap is substantial. And cities are not immune to this pervasive problem, as our new analysis shows. Read more »

Article   |   Economic Security   |   October 03, 2019

AAUW Reacts to EEOC Announcement on Pay Data Collection

The EEOC plans to stop collecting data that could help shed light on pay discrimination. Read more »

Article   |   September 11, 2019

AAUW Reacts to Stagnant Gender Pay Gap Numbers

We can’t be willing to wait 75 years for pay equity – we need to push for the changes to reach it now. Read more »

Article   |   Economic Security   |   September 10, 2019

Native Women’s Equal Pay Day: Learn the Facts

September 23, 2019, marks the day that the wages of American Indian and Alaska Native women catch up to the money white men were paid in 2018. Read more »

Article   |   Economic Security   |   September 09, 2019
Ida B. Wells

7 Women of Color Who Fought for Gender Equality

August 26 is Women’s Equality Day. The date commemorates a historic step for women’s equality: the passage of the 19th Amendment, which secured women’s right to vote, on August 26, 1920. But didn’t further the equality of all women. Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   August 23, 2019

Black Women in the Workplace: A Q&A with Author Minda Harts

What are the biggest obstacles Black women confront as they look to advance into leadership roles? Many companies and organizations are heavily focused on gender equality, yet miss the mark […] Read more »

Article   |   Economic Security   |   August 19, 2019

4 Hurdles to Successful Salary Negotiation — and How to Tackle Them

  Hurdle: Determining What You’re Worth Tackle it: This may be the easiest of all because, thanks to the almighty Internet, there’s plenty of information at your fingertips. Start your […] Read more »

Article   |   Career and Workplace   |   August 06, 2019