Category Archives: Equal Pay

Historic Year for Women in Politics

This year has been a historic year for women. Women broke rules toppled male incumbents in primary elections, and ran for State and National office in historic numbers. Maya Angelou’s quote “Each time a woman stands up for herself…she stands up for all women” could easily be the theme for 2018. Women did indeed step […]

The World Surf League Will Award the Same Prizes to Women and Men

Lakey Peterson

U.S. surfer Lakey Peterson is carried up the beach after claiming victory in a World Surf League event in Australia in March. The league says it will start paying the same prize money to men and women. Jason Childs/Getty Images hide caption   In 2019, all male and female athletes will receive equal prize money […]

September was a busy month for Women’s Workforce Federation (WOWFED).

On September 14, 2018, WOWFED teamed up with She Stories and Her Space to listen to the stories of women who had successfully negotiated for higher pay or better working conditions.  The She Stories event encouraging women to negotiate for themselves in the workplace was empowering and unifying. The event featured the lovely, humble, and […]

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Women and Men in Uniforms

As I sat waiting for my latte, a woman asked if she could have the seat next to me. Me being the outgoing extrovert that I am, I started a conversation with her. I probed her about why she was at the café. She shared that she was just visiting the city because she was […]

Equal Work Deserves Equal Pay

Equal Work Deserves Equal Pay -Aileen Rizo holding child

Equal work deserves equal pay – A small step for one woman equals a giant leap for countless California more. One women’s small victory has huge implications for all California Women. Early in April 2018, a local math instructor Aileen Rizo celebrated a huge victory winning her lawsuit against the Fresno County Office of Education (FCOE). […]