GC4W Women in Leadership

Here’s How Mastercard Achieved Equal Pay And Continues To Close The Pay Gap

Achieving equal pay may be on the agenda for shareholders of major global corporations in 2020. It certainly is part of the agenda for Arjuna Capital, an impact investment firm that champions the business case for equity and diversity. During a media call, the firm announced its plans to propose 19 shareholder resolutions with 17 major corporations in 2020. Most of these proposals…

6 Key Traits Leaders Must Develop For The Future Of Work

BY WINSTON IBRAHIM–MINUTES Looking at the coronavirus crisis today, I believe the United States will go through a short period of transformation. For a few years, we will have better disciplines as a country. Policies will be a little more progressive. Companies will be more flexible and transparent. Consumers will spend less on “wants” and more on “needs.” We’ll have…

7 Lessons from U.S. Women’s Soccer’s Fight for Equal Pay

The U.S. women’s national soccer team sued its employer, the U.S. Soccer Federation, for gender discrimination last March — the first known lawsuit of its kind in professional sports. The dispute was a culmination of years of pushing for pay equality and quickly became a media sensation, bolstered by the team’s fourth World Cup win, which came early of last year. As the world…

Aurora James: Fashion, Feminism, & 15 Percent Pledge

Overseeing the annual sample sale at her Greenpoint, Brooklyn, boutique, Aurora James is in her element. The minimalist space has been transformed into a kind of ad hoc exhibition of the back catalog of Brother Vellies, James’s accessories label, with glitter-flecked boots and glossy pink sandals spread out on concrete floors as a staff composed mostly of animated Gen-Z’ers unboxes more…