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President Obama Plans Two Executive Orders to Boost Equal Pay for Women

Obama Equal Pay Day

For Equal Pay Day, the day on the year’s calendar that marks the approximate extra time the average American woman would need to earn as much as the average man did in the prior year, President Obama plans to bypass the "do-nothing" Congress to promote equal pay with two new executive actions. Read More »

Equal Pay Day: Continuing Lilly Ledbetter's Fight

Lilly Ledbetter Act

Today, April 9, 2013, is National Equal Pay Day, created in 2006 to help raise awareness of the wage gap. The day reflects how far into the current year women must work to match what men earned in the previous year. Our own MAKER Lilly Ledbetter waged a personal battle for equal pay that led to the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Act in 2009, a huge step in the right direction for equal gender pay!   Read More »

MAKING HISTORY: The Lilly Ledbetter Act

Lilly Ledbetter MAKING History

In honor of Women's History Month, we are celebrating with 31 days of women's history! Every day in March, we will highlight an historic moment, as told through the personal stories of our MAKERS. Today we highlight Lilly Ledbetter and her activism that led to the passage of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act in 2009. Read More »

MAKER Lilly Ledbetter and Fair Pay Coalition Inspire Twitter Campaign for Fair Pay

MAKER Lilly Ledbetter and Fair Pay Coalition Inspire Twitter Campaign for Fair Pay

As you might remember, fair pay was a question asked about recently by undecided voter Katherine Fenton in the presidential town hall-style debate. So the Twitter campaign #RU4FairPay was launched to raise awareness as election day approaches. Read More »

What is The Lilly Ledbetter Act?

What is The Lilly Ledbetter Act?

She was a speaker at the Democratic National Convention and was mentioned during the Presidential debate last night, so who is Lilly Ledbetter and why is her story important to women? Read More »

Sara Hurwitz, Lisa Stone, Kay Bailey Hutchison and Lilly Ledbetter join MAKERS

Sara Hurwitz, Lisa Stone, Kay Bailey Hutchison and Lilly Ledbetter join MAKERS

Recently, MAKERS has welcomed four new women to the community: Sara Hurwitz, Lisa Stone, Kay Bailey Hutchison & Lilly Ledbetter. Read More »