Until Latinx women get equal pay, pay equity is impossible.
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On April 2, 2019, many across the country rallied their communities to highlight Equal Pay Day, the symbolic day that marks the point in the year at which women's earnings will finally “catch up” to what men earned in the previous year alone. What this masks is the racial gender pay gap -- the even wider pay gap most women of color face in their careers. Latinx Women’s Equal Pay Day isn’t until November 20th and the gap is widening (last year’s was on November 1st). To move pay equity forward for all women, we must acknowledge and center the unique experiences women of color face.
Join The Riveter and #WeAllGrow Latina in acknowledging Latina Equal Pay Day! It will be a powerful evening of conversation and community building that seeks to explore phenomenal Latinx women leaders as they share their stories and strategies to navigate work across industry.
This event centers the experiences of Latinas at work and positions of leadership. Allies and champions invested in strengthening their allyship and advocacy for Latinx and other women of color at work are also encouraged to attend!
Yarel Ramos (Moderator) – Anchor/Reporter at Univision Communications. Xochitl Oseguera – Senior Campaign Director for MomsRising and Mamás con Poder.
Luciana Faulhaber - First generation Latinx- American actress, activist and filmmaker.
Brenda Gonzalez – Co-host of Tamarindo Podcast and Regional Director for UnidosUS.
Marlene Orozco - Lead Research Analyst with the Stanford Latino Entrepreneurship Initiative.
Eliana Murillo – Founder of Multicultural Marketing at Google.
Ana Flores – Founder, #WeAllGrow Latina
Tickets for this event are on a sliding scale. Nobody will be turned away due to lack of funds. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. The first 40 attendees will receive a ¡Págame! T-shirt, courtesy of mitú and #WeAllGrow Latina. 20% of the proceeds of t-shirt sales will be donated to Justice for Migrant Women. Shirt available at mitushop.com.
Visit LatinaEqualPayDay.org to learn about other initiatives happening all over the country and join the Twitter storm on Nov. 20th.
More about Equal Pay Day @ The Riveter
At The Riveter, we believe conversation and community can generate power for greater results. We’ll shine a light on gender pay equity throughout the year, and will bring you ideas from the leading minds working toward pay equity. Mark your calendars for the remaining equal pay day events we will have across The Riveter this year: September 23 for Native/Indigenous women and November 20 for Latinx women.
About #WeAllGrow Latina Network
#WeAllGrow Latina Network was founded in 2010 based on a simple yet revolutionary idea: to build a community of authentic voices and connections for Latinas because when one grows, we all grow. We stand strong in our mission of elevating the voices and stories of Latinas via the power of community. #WeAllGrow Summit is the go-to professional conference for Latinas and the only one of its kind. Sold out every year since its launch in 2015, we are back for a sixth year in 2020 of bringing together a sisterhood of the most influential community of Latina creators and entrepreneurs.