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The Workplace Isn’t Fair: Here’s How to Change It

The playing field in the workplace is uneven. Not everyone is getting the same opportunities and access to higher pay and career advancement. Advocating for yourself can have a greater impact than just your own career and salary. We’ll talk about how so that we start to see real progress in pay equity and representation in leadership.

In this session, you will get specific advice on not only negotiating for yourself but how to impact the culture at your organization for the better so that women, people of color and other underrepresented workers have a smoother path. Learn how to have the salary conversation with your employer and gain confidence in negotiating your worth. Discover how to position yourself for promotion. And, understand how to amplify your efforts so the benefit is long-lasting.

This event, hosted by PayScale and Apptio, is for anyone looking to better understand some of the hurdles women and people of color face in the workplace when negotiating pay and career growth and looking for tactics on how to either navigate those or be an ally.


The Riveter: Capitol Hill

1517 12th Avenue Suite 101

Seattle, WA 98122


5:30PM: Doors
6:00PM – 7:00PM: Fireside Chat
7:00PM – 7:30PM: Q+A

About Lydia Frank

For more than a decade, VP of Content Strategy Lydia Frank has led a team of content creators and researchers at PayScale, a compensation data and software company, who work to understand all of the various factors that impact compensation and provide guidance to both employees and employers on how to have more effective pay conversations. In addition, she has contributed content around salary negotiation, pay equity and compensation best practices to various publications over the years (Harvard Business Review, Money, Fortune, TechCrunch) and is regularly cited in the media as a compensation and negotiation subject matter expert. She also regularly speaks to both consumer and business audiences on similar subjects.

About Britt Provost

Britt is the Executive Vice President of People and Culture for Apptio, a public software-as-a-service leader in technology business management (TBM). She is responsible for leading the Human Resources function, coaching executives and managers to become more effective leaders, and fostering Apptio’s high performing culture. Prior to joining Apptio, Britt held progressive HR leadership positions at fast-paced technology companies including Avanade, Real Networks, and Microsoft. She has over 15 years of experience leading HR teams in all aspects of the function, across a number of business sectors. Britt is actively involved as a speaker and facilitator on a number of topics including leadership development, negotiation, women in leadership, employee engagement and career development topics. Britt holds a BA from the University of Washington and a MBA from University of Colorado.

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November 27, 2018
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Riveter
1517 12th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98122 United States
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How Should I

When you get compensation right, you attract and retain the best talent.

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What your skills are worth in the job market is constantly changing.