Google’s Memo Brouhaha: My Take

Google’s Memo Brouhaha: My Take

So, did you hear about the Googler’s manifesto brouhaha? In case you haven’t, last week an engineer at Google distributed a 10-page memo in one of their internal platforms, in order to have an open discussion about Google’s diversity programs.  The manifesto made its...
Advice to Women Who Want to Earn Equal Pay

Advice to Women Who Want to Earn Equal Pay

The gender pay gap was back in the news and the topic came up among some friends.  The discussion started with the generally agreed upon statistic that “women make 78 ¢ents on the dollar as men”, but I had to quickly explain my more nuanced take on that misleading...
Will My Daughters Have Pay Equity?

Will My Daughters Have Pay Equity?

Q:  As a father of two girls, I’m interested in the “gender pay gap” topic hoping by the time my kids enter the workforce it will be a non-issue.   I saw a headline saying that when properly “adjusted” the gap narrows down from 77 cents on the dollar to 95 cents....