Katia Bruxvoort, PhD, MPH

"Women make up about half of Alabama’s workforce, but are three times as likely as men to have minimum wage jobs and on average earn 67 cents for every $1 men are paid, according to a new report."

"Pay disparities are even worse for women of color and exist even in high-paying professions, according to the study released today by the Women’s Foundation of Alabama. 'We know that what gets measured gets changed,' said Rachel Bunning, the foundation’s vice president of external affairs, about mapping roadblocks for women in the workforce.

The report highlights four strategies for improving their access to quality employment — and improve the state’s economy."

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