Brendan D

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Here’s Why Women Who Play Sports Are More Successful

<i>MPW Insider is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s answer for:</i> …

Professional Women's Sports Aren't Going Anywhere

<i>Credit: Seattle Storm</i><p>Forty years ago in early March of 1976, I joined eighteen of my Yale Women's Crew teammates in a strip-in protest over the lack of equal facilities at the University's boathouse, twelve long miles from campus. While we invoked Title IX in our fight for a locker room and …

When Bobbi Gibb Crashed the Boston Marathon and Blazed a Trail For Women

Roberta "Bobbi" Gibb had to sneak onto the Boston Marathon course in 1966, becoming the first woman to run the historic race. "But how can we prove that we can do something if we are not allowed to do it?" she says today.<p><i>Each week, VICE Sports takes a look back at an important event from this week</i> …

Facts About the Gender Wage Gap

It was 1963 when President John F. Kennedy signed the Equal Pay Act, but more than 50 years later, women are still getting shortchanged when it comes to equal pay for equal work. Women on average earn just 79 cents of what our male peers take home. But if that's not enough to make your blood boil, …

The Gender Wage Gap Is Still a Thing

Not even female athletes are immune.<p>April 12, National Equal Pay Day, is an occasion to look at the wage disparity that still exists in the United …

How Much the Highest-Paid Athletes Earn Per Second: The Gender Wage Gap in Sports

In the time it took you to read this headline, Floyd Mayweather earned $350,000. See how much the highest-paid athletes earn per second, and the gender wage gap that exists in sports.<p>Forget Corporate America. The wage gap in sports is astonishingly wide.<p>Expert Market, a B2B marketplace, recently …

The Wage Gap Will Cost You Way More Than Half a Million Dollars

Lost wages don't tell the full story.<p>You’ve come a long way, baby. But you’re still making half a million dollars less than a man for the same …

There's no denying the wage gap with #EqualPayDay

Count your change, folks, because it all adds up.<p>Today is Equal Pay Day, an annual reminder that American women working full-time make $0.79 for …

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