In this episode, Patti introduces a new series on the concept of intersectionality and links it to pay inequity. She specifically looks at the lowest paid of all workers – Latinas who earn only 54 cents on the dollar compared to white men.
Latina Equal Pay Website: https://www.latinaequalpay.org/
Kimberle Crenshaw TED Talk: https://www.ted.com/talks/kimberle_crenshaw_the_urgency_of_intersectionality?language=en
Lean In page on Latina Pay Equity: https://leanin.org/data-about-the-gender-pay-gap-for-latinas#the-pay-gap
America Ferrera article in Fortune Magazine: https://fortune-com.cdn.ampproject.org/c/s/fortune.com/2020/10/29/america-ferrera-latinas-equal-pay-act-wage-gap/amp/
Meet Your Host: Patti Perez
Patti Perez is founder and CEO of PersuasionPoint, a modern-day consulting firm dedicated to teaching leaders and teams how to create and sustain healthy, equitable and inclusive workplace cultures. Patti is the best-selling, award-winning author of The Drama-Free Workplace (Wiley 2019), and draws from the book’s themes to provide practical, authentic, and action-oriented solutions to help companies achieve true diversity and equity, and to create environments of belonging and inclusion.
Patti provides services specifically tailored to address law firms’ struggles with recruiting, retaining, promoting and fully valuing diverse attorneys – including consulting, leadership training, and boot camps for diverse attorneys who are emerging leaders.