Lessons Earned empowers women to achieve financial independence. We challenge and change gender inequality in the corporate (work) world through mentoring relationships, educational forums and influential networks that foster personal, professional and financial success for every woman.
Women make up 40 percent of the global workforce but hold only 15 percent of executive roles. Fifty years after equal pay was legally mandated, women still earn 25 percent less than men for equal work.
25% of women will leave their jobs for lack of professional development opportunities.
Women represent 51% of the general population but only hold 15% of corporate executive positions.
Studies show that formal mentorship is only offered to one in three women.
In 1963 the Equal Pay Act made it illegal to pay a woman lower rates than a man for the same job, strictly on a basis of their gender. Fifty years later, women still only get 77% of what a man does for the same job.