CAREER WOMEN NEED YOUR SUPPORT BECAUSE…
They are working hard to get their college degree and their post graduate degree. (Pew Research Center)
Women make up the majority of college students and also take on nearly two thirds of the student debt. (AAUW.org)
They are earning less money than their male counterparts. The wage gap increases as women move into executive and professional positions. (Bureau of Labor Statistics)
Only 7% of women attempt to negotiate a higher wage at their first job interview. 57% of men attempt to negotiate a higher wage at their first job interview.
- are more likely to be underprepared for retirement.
- earn less money than their male counterparts.
- are more likely to have gaps in their careers due to child rearing.
- are more likely to have worked at part time jobs and thus accumulate a less than adequate retirement savings than their male counterparts.