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How Women Can Close Their Own Personal Wage Gap

How Women Can Close Their Own Personal Wage Gap

by Sarah Watts

If you’re a working woman, you already know that we earn substantially less than men in nearly every industry. According to the Institute for Women’s Policy Research, white women earned $0.79 for every dollar that a white male earned in 2016. What’s worse, black women earned $0.62, while Latina women earned a paltry $0.54. In my industry — journalism — things are, sadly, no different: Women make far less than men, whether they’re inside the newsroom or working freelance, from home, like myself.

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