Women in Tech: Three Ways to Fight for Equal Pay Today

Recent survey data of over 10,000 tech employees show that young women entering tech have a staggering 29% wage gap across all jobs compared with similarly aged men. That’s not a gap, it’s a crevasse! Yet here we are at Equal Pay Day, with politicians still arguing that equal pay is “bad for society” and that it creates problematic competition for “men’s jobs.” Equal Pay Day represents the point in the year when women’s pay, on average, catches up to men’s pay from the previous year. The actual amount of the gap depends on a variety of factors, including race, job type, industry and experience. Yet no matter how you look at the data, the gender pay gap is real. The gap is also significantly

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