Gender Pay Gap Video Shows What Life Is Like When Women Get 20% Less… Of Everything

April 3, 2017 by

To mark Equal Pay Day (April 4), Funny Or Die, Hulu, and LeanIn.Org collaborated on this #20PercentCounts video that shows what life is like when women get 20% less... of everything. Using humor to highlight a serious issue - women on average are paid 20% less than men, and Black and Hispanic women are ... [Read More]

Muriel Siebert

Celebrating the “First Woman of Finance” – Muriel Siebert

December 28, 2016 by

It was 49 years ago today - December 28, 1967 - that Muriel "Mickie" Siebert, known as the "First Woman of Finance", became the first woman to own a seat on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). One of many "firsts" to come in her epic career as a leader and legend in the financial industry, Mickie's rise to the top was marked with challenges and obstacles, all of which ... [Read More]

95 Years Of Waiting For A Woman On Paper Currency

January 28, 2016 by

This article responds to claims by the United States Treasurer, Rosie Rios, that she was the first person to explore the idea of putting a woman on paper currency. As the article explains, the American population, and Congress, have been exploring the idea for some time. ... [Read More]

Two Raging Grannies Fighting For A Better Future For Their Grandchildren

June 29, 2015 by

Two Raging Grannies is a touching and thought-provoking documentary that follows lifelong activists Shirley Morrison, 92, and Hinda Kipnis, 85, as they set out on a road-trip questioning leaders and experts on the sustainability of continued economic growth, while simultaneously showing us that it's never too late to try and change the world. ... [Read More]

Historic Moment Or Currency Manspreading? Treasury Secretary Decides To Feature Woman On Redesigned $10 Bill, But She’ll Likely Have To Share The Space

June 18, 2015 by

It’s official, U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew announced that a newly redesigned $10 bill will feature a woman “who was a champion for our inclusive ... [Read More]

Yes, The ‘Women’s Tax’ Is A Very Real Thing

April 9, 2015 by

“Have you ever noticed pink razors costing more than the blue ones? ‘Made for Women’s’ deodorant being more expensive than the ‘Men’s Sport’ edition? Women’s haircut listed more the Men’s? You’re not alone…in 1995 California did a study on gendered pricing, and found women pay $1,351 a year more for the same products.” The team at The Daily Share has created this ... [Read More]

Eleanor, Harriet, Rosa, Wilma: Women On 20s Reveals Primary Winners, Final Round Of Voting Underway

April 7, 2015 by

On February 11, Women You Should Know was the very first media outlet to break the news about Women On 20s, the ambitious social media campaign that aims to get a woman’s face on U.S. paper currency for the first time ever, and we pledged to continue to support them all the way ... [Read More]

Heads Up Andrew… This Woman Is On A Historic Crusade To Get A Woman On The 20 Dollar Bill

February 11, 2015 by

This Valentine’s Day is going to be unforgettable for Barbara Ortiz Howard. It marks the official launch of an extraordinary love-fest she’s been planning since late 2013 that's centered on women honoring women. Her ambitious campaign, aptly called Women On 20s, aims to get a woman’s face on U.S. paper currency ... [Read More]

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