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Why access is the key to women's equality in the workforce

Christie Garton writes, "From Patricia Arquette’s stirring call for equal pay during her acceptance speech at the Oscars, to the growing #better4women initiative, the discussion on equality for women in the workforce has once again leapt into the limelight. And it’s about time. Inspired by what I saw and heard at the Milken Institute Global Conference and that event's moving workplace-equality sessions, I decided to dive further into the issue and explore once again how to face this challenge head-on. Millennial women consistently receive lower pay and face higher rates of poverty than their male counterparts across the nation -- a disheartening display of how far there is to go despite our recent gains. So, how do we close the gap and ensure the next generation of women will start on a level playing field?  READ MORE>>

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