#20percentcounts was inspired by @lean_in_dc, a Lean In Circle that has run this #equalpayday initiative for the past 3 years. We are so happy we got to work with them and other leaders this year to bring this campaign coast to coast. Talk about the power of women supporting one another. 🏻🏽🏿
We this! Just one of the many, amazing Lean In Circles leading grassroots #equalpayday campaigns across the U.S. to raise awareness of the gender pay gap. #20percentcounts
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Tomorrow, Lean In Circles in 25 U.S. cities from Des Moines to D.C. are partnering with hundreds of small businesses to offer 20% discounts and special offers to recognize #EqualPayDay. Beyond excited to be working with our community to highlight an issue that matters to all of us. #20PercentCounts
Tomorrow is #EqualPayDay. On average, women in the U.S. are still paid 20% less than men. When you break the pay gap down by race and ethnicity, it is even worse: Black women are paid 37% less and Hispanic women are paid 46% less than white men. This pay gap penalizes women who work hard every day. It hurts our families, our businesses, and our communities. Every woman deserves to be paid what she's worth. Hit the link in our bio for the latest research about the pay gap.
We're joining forces with @LUNAbar, @lyft, @ProcterGamble, @salesforce, and hundreds of businesses across 25 U.S. cities to offer 20% discounts or special offers for #EqualPayDay. On average, women in the U.S. are paid 20% less than men--and Black and Hispanic women are paid even less. Women and families deserve their 20% today and every day. Show your support: #20PercentCounts
DeMarcus Cousins leans in as an All-Star Dad. Tell us how you #LeanInTogether.
Excited to kick off our third season of #LeanInTogether with the @NBA! Men have an important role to play in reaching gender equality, and everyone benefits when they do. How do you #LeanInTogether?
Lean In turns 4!
A world in which all women and girls can reach their full potential will be a better world for all of us. Happy International Women's Day from Lean In! #IWD2017
The wage gap for Asian women in the U.S. has closed by only 16¢ in the last 25 years. March 7 marks #AAPIEqualPay Day, when Asian women's pay overall catches up to what white men made in 2016—a whole two months later.
Educating one girl for one day costs less than a loaf of bread or a newspaper. It’s a small investment that can change the world. #GirlsCount@onecampaign
Right now, 130 million girls are out of school. If the number of girls out of school formed a country, it would be the tenth largest on the planet – bigger than Japan or Germany. #PovertyIsSexist@onecampaign
Note to self. 🏿🏾🏼🏻
Win 100 straight games:
Last night @uconnwbb became the first NCAA team – men's or women's – to win 100 games in a row!
Spotted at the Lean In office today.
Trailblazing Women from History: Ida B. Wells, a journalist and activist who spent her life fighting racial injustice. The daughter of slaves, Wells fought to end lynching in the US, helped found the @naacp the National Association of Colored Women, and actively campaigned for women's suffrage. #BlackHistoryMonth
Wise words from the great Rosa Parks, who was born on this day in 1913. #BlackHistoryMonth
In 1960, six-year-old Ruby Bridges became the first black student to integrate an all-white elementary school in the South. Federal marshals escorted her to and from school while angry protesters jeered and threatened her. As she later said, “That fateful walk to school began a journey, and we must all work together to continue moving forward.” Celebrating her bravery – and the courage of so many others who fought for integration – this #BlackHistoryMonth.
This #BlackHistoryMonth and all year, let's celebrate the stories of the trailblazing black women who shaped the past and present – like Fannie Lou Hamer, the civil rights activist who dedicated her life to fighting for racial equality.
! It's official: @serenawilliams has more Grand Slam titles than any player in the modern Open era.
US Open Also sending a huge congrats to @venuswilliams for a remarkable tournament and for her resilience and grace. ( credit: @Nike)