How Employers Support Gender Equality In the Workplace

If we want to achieve gender pay equity, employers need to take an active role. Find out why pay equity should matter to employers as much as it matters to employees, and learn which companies are taking an active role in closing the gap.

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Diversity Programs That Work

It's not all bad news. Some employers are putting serious effort into creating environments where diversity thrives. Find out what these innovative companies are doing to move the needs on pay inequity, diverse leadership, and more.


Facebook publishes the unconscious bias training it mandates for employees online for anyone to learn about.


After slow progress one year after they were the first big company to publish diversity statistics, Google pledged $150 million toward diversity, including diversifying the colleges they recruit from and funding STEM education aimed at girls.


To really support women in STEM, Tune provides 8 female computer science students at the University of Washington with tuition, groceries, a computer and mentorship so they can pursue their passion for tech.


Though it's just 2 years old and has fewer than 250 employees, Slack has already published diversity statistics and made a public commitment to making employee diversity a top priority


One of the most innovative nonprofits in the world, The Gates Foundation now offers 52 weeks of parental leave to both male and female full-time employees.


Talk about transparency - Buffer publishes salary ranges for all job positions and just released their Diversity Dashboard, where anybody can see updated stats on diversity in the company.


Price Waterhouse Cooper partnered with the United Nations on their HeForShe initiative to improve gender equality around the world, in addition to parental leave for all employees, and mentorship programs for returning parents.


Winner of the 2015 Catalyst Award, Chevron not only publicly publishes diversity goals, it ties them to performance for nearly all of its employees, encouraging diversity at every level.


Etsy grew their tech team from 6% female in 2011 to 69% female when the company went public in 2015 by investing in STEM education for women & publicly discussing diversity goals.