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Apr 25th, 2019 < back to events
BizStreet - From 80 to 100: What Organizations Can Do to Close the Gender Wage Gap

BizStreet - From 80 to 100: What Organizations Can Do to Close the Gender Wage Gap

Date: Thursday Apr 25, 2019

Time: 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM

Location: StartUp Spokane 610 W. 2nd Ave. Spokane, WA 99201 Get Directions

Event Description:

Join us at StartUp Spokane for our April BizStreet!
From 80 to 100: What Organizations Can Do to Close the Gender Wage Gap
Doors open: 7:45 a.m. | Program: 8:00 - 9:30 am.
StartUp Spokane (610 W. 2nd Ave.)
You may have heard that women make $0.80 for every $1 that a man makes, which is described as the gender wage gap. But whatdoes this concept really mean, and why does that gap still exist even after decades of cultural shifts about gender? In this interactive presentation, we’ll discuss how the gender wage gap is calculated, how it impacts poverty levels and GDP, and what leaders can do to address it in their organizations. Come prepared for a lively discussion of how each of us can take steps to help equalize pay between men and women!

Meet the Speakers:
Sherri Lynch, M.A., and Rachelle Strawther, M.A., Co-Founders of theWOMEN LEAD initiative

Sherri Lynch, M.A., and Rachelle Strawther, M.A., are co-founders of the WOMEN LEAD initiative, which is designed to support the advancement of women in the workplace. Since 2016, they have led six conferences in Seattle and Spokane, launched a Certificate in Women’s Leadership, and spoken at several events and companies – including LinkedIn – on the topic of women in leadership. In addition to their work on the WOMEN LEAD initiative, Rachelle and Sherri run Gonzaga University’s Office of Leadership Training and Development, which provides leadership guidance and training to individuals and companies. Outside of their work, they are both pursuing their doctorates at Gonzaga – Sherri in Leadership Studies, and Rachelle in Educational Leadership.

Sponsored by GSI's Small Business Advocate Sponsor


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$20.00

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