Achieving Equal Pay by Consulting for Employers, Employees, and Policy Makers
“Katie is a dynamic speaker and engaged the room immediately.”
“Truly Phenomenal!” “WOWed” “Brilliant”
“HUGE Success” “profoundly impactful” “humor and sass”
“I have never seen a crowd so engaged, interactive and big at the conference“
Katie has spoken at 100s of venues including
1) Colleges and Universities including Harvard, University of North Carolina, and University of California Los Angeles,
2) Professional Associations including CFA Society of LA, Society of Women Engineers, Women Investing for Sustainable Economy, and American Academy of Neurology, and
3) Employers including NASDAQ, Cisco, Hallmark Cards and Lockton Companies.
Katie is the architect of the widely praised ban on salary history in hiring which Massachusetts filed in January 2015 and signed into law in August 2016. Within a few months of it becoming law more than 20 other states, municipalities, and territories have filed bills or passed laws to ban salary history questions in hiring and close the gender pay gap as well as other pay gaps. Come hear how a complete rookie at work and women equity introduced a novel solution, got it passed into law, and began a widely accepted trend while dealing with a dying mother, a condo association debacle as treasurer, and starting her own consulting firm Equal Pay Negotiations at the same time. Learn the lessons Katie learned and get empowered to keep going when you know you are on to something yet are continuously hitting walls.
People who negotiate their income earn an extra $1Million during their career. Women who negotiate their income also negotiate away the 22% less they earn than men and improve their potential to move into leadership roles. Key to successful negotiation is making it a objective as possible by knowing the job’s value. It’s a successful approach that had one client triple her income in two years. Come to this session and learn how to be one of those people. You will learn the expectations, preparation, and ultimately the language of pay and benefits negotiation. The session will include:
Most employers are working towards an equal and diverse workforce but despite best efforts, many continue to struggle. Many of the items holding employers back from success are the 1,000 little unintended biases that are embedded in hiring, promotion, and performance review processes. These “best practices” are so well established that few would give them a second thought never mind think of them as biased. Examples include:
Come learn the Catch 22 of current best practices and some small adjustments which can achieve the equity goals you have.
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