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Sallie Krawcheck on what the pandemic means for women's finances

Jul 27, 2021
The CEO of Ellevest and former Wall Street executive says the pandemic has widened the gender wealth gap.
"It's exactly someone like me who should be using my privilege ... in order to build this," Sallie Krawcheck says of Ellevest, her digital financial company for women.
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How Angel City Football Club wants to turn its mission of equality into a global brand

Jun 22, 2021
The women's soccer team was founded in part as a response to the pay disparity between male and female athletes.
Angel City Football Club President Julie Uhrman. She wants to show that women's soccer “deserves the attention and the revenue the male teams just get without trying."
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This Equal Pay Day, women face additional burdens due to the pandemic

Mar 24, 2021
Their pay gap with men tightened slightly, but mainly because so many women lost low-paying jobs early on.
"We know, going into the pandemic, that women of color actually owned pennies on the dollar compared to white men and white women," said  Heather McCulloch who runs Closing the Women’s Wealth Gap.
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Disney faces pay-secrecy complaint in lawsuit

Mar 19, 2021
It's illegal under labor laws to prohibit employees from discussing salaries, though informal taboos are common.
Pay secrecy policies keep  women and people of color from finding out just how much less money they may make compared to their white, male colleagues.
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The pandemic has been especially damaging to working moms

Employment for women may not recover to pre-pandemic levels until 2024 — two years after a recovery for men.
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Moms with straight As in high school get similar leadership opportunities as dads who got failing grades

Feb 10, 2021
A new study provides more evidence that mothers are particularly penalized in the workplace.
During the pandemic, many mothers have been forced to cut back on their hours or leave jobs to care for kids, often because they make less than a male partner.
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Inside the NFL cheerleaders' fight for fair pay

Dec 31, 2020
A new documentary follows the women trying to end the NFL’s gender pay gap.
Lacy Thibodeaux, former cheerleader for the Oakland Raiders, took the NFL to court after she realized her employment contract contained illegal provisions that robbed her of wages.
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1 in 5 parents quit job or took leave to deal with remote school

Oct 23, 2020
Pulling back from work can put parents behind indefinitely on their career tracks.
The need to supervise kids at home has led to some parents dropping out of the work force.
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Networking differences may play a role in workplace gender gaps, study finds

Aug 25, 2020
Women connect more closely with fewer people. Men tend to have looser, sparser networks.
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Moms are reducing work hours 4-5 times more than dads during pandemic

Jul 16, 2020
It could leave them vulnerable to layoffs, stalled careers and lower pay for years to come, new studies find.
A mom helps her two daughters with schoolwork during the pandemic in New York.
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