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Immigrant Women in the Workforce

Ratified on August 18, 1920, the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution granted American women the right to vote. The right, known as woman suffrage, was the culmination of over seventy years of protest and activism set in motion by the women’s rights movement beginning in 1848. Today, women continue to face significant setbacks across

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Examining the Gender Wage Gap

Examining the Gender Wage Gap

As LeadersUp works to bridge the talent divide for opportunity youth, it is imperative to our mission that we analyze the gender wage gap affecting the young women entering today’s labor force. During the past 10 years (2006 to 2015), the weekly gender wage gap has only narrowed by 0.3%, though women, at 48% of

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