'Charge It to the Game': WNBA Star Skylar Diggins-Smith Addresses the Gender Pay Gap With Wealthsimple

“Don’t act like you don’t see the discrepancy,” Skylar Diggins-Smith says during a confessional new spot for millennially focused investment management service Wealthsimple. Featured on the company’s ongoing “Money Diaries” campaign, the Dallas Wings All-Star guard gets real about the inequities between men and…

Lyft x Black Girls Code: How a Strategic Alliance Is Driving the Conversation on Equal Pay Forward

As we focus on the disturbing disparities that make it necessary to recognize Black Women’s Equal Pay Day, there’s an especially sobering statistic that stands out: in addition to the fact that a black woman currently has to work seven months and seven days more than a white man to earn the same salary, that wage gap…

Having Our Say and Reclaiming Our Time: What Social Media Has to Say About Black Women's Equal Pay Day

As part of the recognition of Black Women’s Equal Pay Day 2018, a social media storm is planned for 2 p.m. EDT today, August 7. But in advance of us breaking the internet raising our voices in protest of this deeply intersectional inequality, The Glow Up—which is for, by and about black women—thought we’d take a look…

#38PercentCounts: It's Black Women's Equal Pay Day—and What You Don't Know Might Hurt Us

Do you know what today is? It’s Tuesday, August 7; 219 days from the start of 2018. Today is also Black Women’s Equal Pay Day, the date that signifies how much longer black women had to work into 2018 to equal what white men earned in 2017. And in case you’re wondering, it’s been a full 120 days since the date white…

Make Money Moves: Some of the World’s Most Successful Women Want You to Know Your Worth

Seventy-nine cents on the dollar: That’s the number we’ve become accustomed to hearing when discussing the gender wage gap. But grim as it is, further research has revealed that that number applies only to the wage discrepancy for white women. Despite now being the most educated population in America, black women earn…