2020 Closing the Gap: Salary Negotiation Skills for Women

Did you know that on average, women must work through 2020 and into mid-April of 2021 to make the same amount of money that men earned in 2019 alone? Statistically, women of color would have to work even longer: Black women until August, Indigenous women until September, and Latina women until November of the following year.

Instead of hosting Closing the Gap in person, we are providing a throwback of one of our favortite editions from 2018. We look foward to hosting the live event again next year.

Watch this video to learn about closing the wage gap with salary negotiation skills told by a panel of industry professionls and keynote speaker from the KC's Women's Foundation as they talk through their personal experiences.

Closing the Gap partners have included the KU Career Services Alliance, School of Law, and the Emily Taylor Center for Women & Gender Equity at the University of Kansas.




2018 Keynote Speakers

Dean L. Paige Fields, University of Kansas School of Business

Wendy Doyle, President & CEO Women's Foundation


Salary Negotiation Panel Discussion

Kate Weinstock - Relationship Marketing Strategist for DEG Digital

Margery Sendze - Technology Manager for Federal Reserve Bank

Ashley Kuznia - Graduate Career Counselor for KU University Career Center

Lakeesha Scott - Senior Talent Advisor for Honeywell


Career Coaches within KU Career Services are available to help you prepare to negotiate your salary. Schedule an appointment by visiting HireJayhawks.com. Additionally, there are a variety of digital resources avaliable including this binder of information prepared for closing the gap particapants.


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