Lawyer Paving Positive Path for Children
Susan Stucker is a corporate lawyer and mentor committed to opening a positive pathway for children in need in Florida. For the past three decades, she’s devoted thousands of pro bono hours to giving a voice to abused, neglected or abandoned...
Innovative Marketer Directing GE’s Digital Initiatives
As an innovative and forwarding-thinking marketer, Linda Boff is accountable for the successful impact of the marketing strategy around GE’s transformation to a digital industrial company.
Her colleagues say she is not afraid to try...
Year: 2012 Company: Ingersoll Rand Title: Senior Vice President, Human Resources and Communications
Early in my career, we analyzed the issue of “comparable worth” and “pay equity” to understand the pay disparity between predominantly female occupations from predominantly male occupations. The results were clear—the more female the occupation, the lower the wages. Objective factors alone, like education and experience, did not explain the pay inequities. Instead, other subtle societal assumptions, stereotypes, and biases were in effect.