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President Obama addressed women pay issues in his 2014 State of the Union Address. He says, “Women earn 77 cents to every dollar a man takes home and in 2014 Income inequality for women is an embarrassment.” We are already aware of this. He continues on to say, “We need to do a way with policies that belong in an episode of Mad Men.
What’s equally embarrassing is gender inequality at the executive level. Women make up 4.5 percent of the Fortune 500 companies and 4.2 percent of the Fortune 100 companies. Women can make a stand and take action by hitting organizations and companies where it counts, in their pockets!