Town Hall Meeting: Persistent Gender Wage Gap

Posted by on March 7, 2003



WOMENS WAY and the University of Pennsylvania?s Alice Paul Center for Research on Women & Gender invite you to a town hall meeting to discuss the persistent gender wage gap, the continuing concentration of women in low-wage jobs and strategies for improving the economic security of our region?s women and families.

Thursday, March 20
5:30 ? 7:00 p.m.
The University of Pennsylvania
Houston Hall, Bodek Lounge
3417 Spruce Street

Moderator: Janice Fanning Madden, Professor of Sociology & Real Estate, University of Pennsylvania

Discussion Leaders: Kathy Black, President, Coalition of Labor Union Women
Linda Lyons Butler, Executive Director, Tradeswomen of Purpose/Women in Non-Traditional Work, a WOMENS WAY agency
Vickie Milhouse, Co-President, United Child Care Union

This forum builds upon WOMENS WAY?s recently released report on women?s status in our 5-county region, ?A Change of Pace: Accelerating Women?s Progress.? The report, a collaboration among WOMENS WAY, the Alice Paul Center and Solutions for Progress, can be downloaded at or

The event is FREE, but you must register. Call 215-985-3322!

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