Pay Equity


Gloria Perez: Investing in Women and Girls

The hardest part of the work Women’s Foundation is doing, Perez adds, is “changing the hearts and minds of people who do not see the barriers up close. Unless we change hearts and minds, actions won’t follow.”

  • 11/04/2022

Nina Rothchild: A Lifetime Seeking Equity

Nina Rothchild, feminist who worked for pay equity starting in the 1970s, died October 12 in St. Paul at age 91. Here is the full essay she wrote recently for our “35 Years of Minnesota Women” book.

  • 10/15/2021

Legislative Update: What’s coming up that impacts women?

We checked in with former legislator and current Gender Justice advocate Erin Maye Quade about priorities that impact women and marginalized genders this year

  • 02/23/2021

Work, Motherhood, & Pandemic

“Families were communal in the past. I hope that this is something we take away [from the pandemic] — how can we lend support to one another?”

  • 01/21/2021

The Neglected Art of Negotiation

Negotiating is not my forte. When I left college in 2004, there was an economic boom. With half a dozen

  • 04/01/2018

Strong Women

We asked women to talk about a strong woman who inspired them

  • 04/01/2015

2014 Changemaker: Betty Folliard

The organizer of the “We Are Woman” Minnesota Delegation led a trip to the Washington, D.C., rally and renewed efforts to pass the ERA

  • 12/02/2014

2014 Changemaker: Women’s Economic Security Act

The law expands unpaid leave for parents and provides other support to improve economic security for women

  • 12/02/2014

The price to pay

Arguably the best women’s goaltender in the world announced her conditional retirement Feb. 15, 2014, shortly after her Finnish women’s

  • 07/01/2014

Pay equity: unfinished business: Many hands keep pushing to close the gap

As 2014 dawned, pay equity hit the spotlight. President Obama cited it in his State of the Union address. On

  • 04/01/2014

Economies of worth

“Our economic difference compared globally is obscene. What makes that acceptable?”

  • 09/02/2010