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Gender Equality

How Republican Congresswoman Martha McSally Views the Gender Pay Gap

In late March, Congresswoman Martha McSally (R-Ariz.) brought together a panel of CEOs, policy experts, and fellow representatives to discuss an issue... Read More »

Gina Rodriguez of "Jane the Virgin" On the Pay Gap: "Equality Stands On Merit, Not On Gender"

It's a commonly-cited statistic about the gender pay gap: Women, on average, earn just 82 cents for each dollar a man earns. Yes, there are skeptics w... Read More »

Iceland Is Making Companies Prove Women Get Equal Pay

One of the biggest issues being protested on International Women's Day was the fact that, in many parts of the world, women make significantly less mo... Read More »

MAKERS Arianna Huffington, John Legend, And More Have Signed a Global Citizen + CHIME FOR CHANGE Letter On Gender Equality

On International Women's Day, Global Citizen + CHIME FOR CHANGE released a letter signed by 39 prominent influencers to emphasize the importance of ac... Read More »

Lead "Big Bang Theory" Cast Members Will Take Paycuts to Help Female Castmates

After being on the show since episode 1 of season 1, the now 10-season veterans of "The Big Bang Theory" — Jim Parsons, Johnny Galecki, Kaley Cuoco... Read More »

Kweilin Ellingrud Discusses the Power of Parity; Gives Business Case for Gender Equality

After three days of mapping out ways to #BEBOLD at The 2017 MAKERS Conference, attendees split up into different sessions to continue the momentum and... Read More »

Sheryl Sandberg Discusses Importance of Gender Equality in the Workplace at World Economic Forum

"I don't think it's possible to overstate how important stereotypes are," MAKER Sheryl Sandberg said at the 2017 World Economic Forum, according to Fo... Read More »

This Delivery Company in India Is Hiring Only Female Drivers

After hearing of a woman being raped on a moving bus in Delhi, India, Yogesh Kumar "quit his job with a German engineering firm and enrolled in a grad... Read More »

GrubHub's Diverse Executive Team Gives Us a Taste of Gender Equality

If you were not already obsessed, GrubHub may actually become your favorite food ordering service out there for more reasons than one. And aside from... Read More »

Leaked Emails Reveal Disturbing Treatment of Women at Apple

Current and former Apple employees have shared over 50 pages of emails with "Mic" in which women describe sexism they've experienced at the company, a... Read More »

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