• In 2019, women working full-time were making 82.3 cents for every dollar their male counterparts made. As of 2021, women are still getting paid 17.7% less annually than men.
  • In the United States, for example, the non-adjusted average female's annual salary is 79% of the average male salary, compared to 95% for the adjusted average salary.
  • For women, 40 marks an important career point: It’s the age at which confidence levels match up with men’s.
  • By age 40, women and men rate themselves equally confident. At age 60, women surpass men in confidence, on average. Where men’s confidence grows just 8.5 percentile points between ages 25 and 60+, women’s confidence increases by 29 percentile points.

It's Tough Enough for Girls & Women Today

Today's world is hard on women and girls. And the silent tug-of-war we wage with one another can make it even worse. Now - more than ever - we require each other's support, collaboration, mentorship and compassion to ensure we all can rise up and succeed. Jealousy, hostility, mistrust and covert competition only serve to keep girls and women down. By committing to being comfortable and confident in our own skin - rather than de-valuing others to find value in ourselves - we can step up and step in to reverse these trends for good. 

It's time to reverse the trends. Join us and

  • 7 in 10 girls believe they are not good enough or do not measure up in some way, including their looks, performance in school and relationships with family and friends.
  • 98% of girls feel there is an immense pressure from external sources to look a certain way.
  • 92% of teen girls would like to change something about the way they look, with body weight ranking the highest.
  • 1 in 4 girls today fall into a clinical diagnosis – depression, eating disorders, cutting, and other mental/emotional disorders. On top of these, many more report being constantly anxious, sleep deprived, and under significant pressure.
  • They will represent only 18% of governors and, as of August 2018 only 23% of the mayors of the 100 largest American cities. Women of colors represent 2% of governors and, as of August 2018, only 10% of the mayors of the nation’s 100 largest cities.
  • Women are just 5% of Fortune 500 CEOs- down from a record high of 6% in 2017 and hold just 19% of S&P 1500 board seats.
  • Women accounted for only 18% of all the directors, executive producers, producers, writers, cinematographers, and editors who worked on the top-grossing 250 domestic films in 2017.
  • Fewer women hold titles like SVP, VP, Director and Manager in 2021 than in 2019.
  • In the legal profession, they are 45% of associates but only 22.7% of partners and 19% of equity partners.
  • In medicine, they represent 40% of all physicians and surgeons but only 16% of permanent medical school deans.
  • In academia, they have earned the majority of doctorates for 8 consecutive year, but are only 32% of full professors and 30% of college presidents.
  • Women will represent only 24% of members of Congress: 24% of the House and 23% of the Senate. Women of color represent less than 9% of members of Congress.