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Women’s Equity

  • Mary Ann Sieghart spent 20 years as Assistant Editor and columnist at The Times and won a large following for her columns on politics, economics, feminism, parenthood and life in general. She has presented many programs on BBC Radio 4 and chaired the revival of The Brains Trust on BBC2. She recently spent a year as a Visiting Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford. She has chaired the Social Market Foundation think tank, is a Visiting Professor at King’s College London, and sits on numerous boards. She is Chair of the judges for the Women’s Prize for Fiction 2022.Sieghart’s new book “The Authority Gap: Why Women are Still Taken Less Seriously than Men, and What We Can Do About it” provides a startling perspective on the unseen bias at work in our everyday lives. Drawing on a wealth of data with precision and insight, the book is a fresh feminist take on how to address and counteract systemic sexism in ways that benefit us all.
  • In "Intentioning: Sex, Power, Pandemics, and How Women Will Take The Lead for (Everyone’s) Good," Gloria Feldt inspires diverse women to embrace their personal power to lead with intention, confidence, and joy. It comes as no surprise to her that women flexed their formidable muscles when needed most, representing a disproportionate number of essential workers during the darkest days of the coronavirus global outbreak and leading the charge against racism in the United States. But this book is decidedly about the future, taking the leadership lessons learned from this disruption and creating a better world for all.
  • Amy McGrath grew up in Edgewood, Kentucky, a childhood shaped by love of country, baseball, and, from the age of twelve, a fascination with fighter jets. Her devastation at learning that a federal law prohibited women from flying in combat fueled her determination to do just that--and then, to help change the laws to improve the lives of all Americans.
  • Today is Equal Pay Day, the date in 2014 on which women catch up to men’s average 2013 wages. New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand outlined her efforts to…