From the Ivy League to the Glass Ceiling

During his 2014 State of the Union address, President Obama announced, “When women succeed, America succeeds.” Women today outnumber men on college campuses and in advanced-degree programs; yet the gender pay gap persists, with a woman needing an associate’s degree just to earn what a man with a high school diploma makes. What would it take to bridge the pay gap for women earning degrees at unprecedented rates? What is the role of men in this conversation, and what do low-income women need in order to join their sisters at the top?

Speakers: Gwen Ifill, Anne Mosle
Festival: 2014

Watch and Listen: Society

Bob Chapman, the CEO of $3 billion global firm Barry-Wehmiller who was recently named the No. 3 CEO in the world in Inc... See more
Hear Saketh Guntupalli talk about his new book, Sex and Cancer: Intimacy, Romance and Love After Diagnosis and... See more
One of the most effective ways to break the cycle of poverty is to invest in children and families in the earliest... See more
Trust in civic, religious, and academic institutions is at an all-time low in America. But this phenomenon did not, as... See more
The health care industry is one of the largest employers in the United States, and the need for skilled health workers... See more
While the act of spacing out has long been attributed to fueling creativity, many of us are downright uncomfortable... See more

Pages