Women across the nation earn less on average than men do. Today (Tuesday) supporters of equal pay for equal work are rallying in places around California and the country in support of closing the wage gap. Capital Public Radio's Katie Orr reports.
Working Women in California are still making less than men on average, but they are doing relatively well compared to women in other states. Capital Public Radio's Katie Orr reports on new numbers out Thursday.
The civic engagement organization "Close The Gap California" is looking to have more women run for elected office. The group has set a goal of electing 16 more women to the California State Legislature in 2016. The organization held a conference in Sacramento yesterday to connect potential candidates with the people and resources they might need to explore a run for public office. Capital Public Radio's Katie Orr stopped by the conference and has this report.
An annual UC Davis study finds that there are just slightly more than one in ten women in top executive positions in the top 400 California businesses and corporations. Capitol Public Radio Network's Katie Orr reports on the implications.