Editorial

February 21, 2018

Data suggest dramatic differences in financial well-being by race.

December 7, 2017

The landscape is still male-dominated, which often makes getting into – and succeeding in – the tech field challenging for women. 

November 2, 2017

As Chief Operating Officer of ALPFA (Association of Latino Professionals For America), Migdalia’s goal is to create a future where any Latino can look in any direction, in any industry, and find a Latino role model to emulate.

October 5, 2017

The measurable costs of economic inequality represent costs that are bigger and harder to quantify – loss of safety, loss of health, loss of connection, loss of opportunity, struggles to support the people we care about, absence of time or mental energy for the things that bring us happiness or hope or peace.

July 31, 2017

Both when we try to analyze the communities that we are serving and when we turn our analytical lens back on ourselves as institutions, we have little hope of successfully tackling the wage gap, or any of the other issues facing minority populations, without an intersectional approach.

June 8, 2017

June is traditionally LGBT pride month, and Massachusetts has a lot to be proud of. In 1989, we became the second state to ban discrimination based on sexual orientation (gender identity took longer). In 2004 we became the very first state to have marriage equality for same-sex couples. In spite of these victories for legal equality here and elsewhere, though, LGBT people continue to face wage gaps and other forms of economic inequality.

April 6, 2017

From the day I was sworn in, we have taken significant steps to help more women earn the pay they deserve.

March 22, 2017

In commemoration of Women’s History Month, it’s important that we acknowledge the gains women have made in the workplace.

January 24, 2017

Reproductive health issues cannot be swept under the rug if our state hopes to close the gender wage gap for real and achieve economic equality.  Regardless of the national climate, Massachusetts has a responsibility to serve as a leader on these issues. I’m optimistic that we can do that and more.

December 14, 2016

Assuming women achieve pay parity sometime before the century turns, a tricky assumption in and of itself, a complementary issue remains – are women financially savvy enough to navigate safely through the economic and financial challenges that surround our lives?

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