National Equal Pay Day

Equal Pay Day is the symbolic day when women’s earnings finally catch up to men’s earnings from the previous year. Because women earn less on average than men, they must work longer for the same amount of pay. In 2015, it still takes women an extra three months of wages to make up that 22-percent Read More …

The Status of Women in the States: 2015 Employment & Earnings

This first release in IWPR’s series, Status of Women in the States: 2015, analyzes data points related to women’s employment and earnings, and includes state-by-state projections on when the gender wage gap will close. The report also includes data on topics such as: low-wage workers, older women, millennials, immigrant women, women with disabilities, women in Read More …

GI Jane Wants You – Actually she wants to work for you!

by Deborah Frett As employers,if you are looking for talented, resilient, and mission- driven employee candidates who will bring leadership skills and an immediate return on investment, then the talent pool of women veterans is for you. The military has expended extensive resources to train the most skilled, efficient, inventive, disciplined and adaptive employees. Women Read More …

First Lady Michelle Obama to Give Keynote Address at BPW Foundation Forum

Event tackling career challenges for women vets taking place at women in Military Service for America Memorial (WIMSA) on Monday, November 10. Arlington, VA. – First Lady Michelle Obama will deliver keynote remarks on the Joining Forces Initiative at Business and Professional Women’s (BPW) Foundation and Redbook career forum for transitioning service women and women Read More …

BPW Foundation Salutes Five Outstanding Working Women Leaders- Awards Are Part of National Business Women’s Week Celebration

During National Business Women’s Week 2014, Business and Professional Women’s (BPW) Foundation honors and salutes extraordinary women who epitomize what it means to be a woman leader in the workplace. This year, BPW Foundation has selected five outstanding women who are truly Working Women Helping Women Work®. The awardees are: Dixie L. Arthur, Meredith K. Read More …

Dixie L. Arthur: President of ASAE Business Services, Inc

During National Business Women’s Week (NBWW), October 20-24, 2014, Business and Professional Women’s (BPW) Foundation honors and salutes the following five outstanding military/veteran business women and the employers who support them. NBWW awards are given in honor of these courageous and creative women and employers who are making a difference in their military/veteran communities. Today Read More …

Meredith K. Rollins: Editor in Chief of REDBOOK magazine

During National Business Women’s Week (NBWW), October 20-24, 2014, Business and Professional Women’s (BPW) Foundation honors and salutes the following five outstanding military/veteran business women and the employers who support them. NBWW awards are given in honor of these courageous and creative women and employers who are making a difference in their military/veteran communities. Today Read More …

Graciela Tiscareño-Sato: Decorated Military Veteran

During National Business Women’s Week (NBWW), October 20-24, 2014, Business and Professional Women’s (BPW) Foundation honors and salutes the following five outstanding military/veteran business women and the employers who support them. NBWW awards are given in honor of these courageous and creative women and employers who are making a difference in their military/veteran communities. Today Read More …