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 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

Blockbuster Year for State Legislative Action on Pay Equity

  From the soccer field to the U.S. House of Representatives, 2019 brought increased focus on the gender pay gap and ways to close it. This is particularly true in […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   August 16, 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

State and Local Salary History Bans

The practice of using salary history in the hiring process can have major repercussions in perpetuating the pay gap women face. Read more »

Article   |   Economic Security   |   July 31, 2019

Soccer and Salaries: The U.S. Women’s National Team Fights for Equity

The U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team – and women everywhere – have been fighting for years to be paid the same as men for doing the same work. Read more »

Article   |   Economic Security   |   July 09, 2019

Negotiating Change: A Q&A with Katie Wynne

A 26-year-old professional talks about how negotiation training helped her get a salary $20,000 higher than the initial offer. Read more »