Kansas City, MO -- Wendy Doyle, President & CEO of Women's Foundation issued the following statement:
Women earn an average of only 77 cents in Kansas and 78 cents in Missouri for every dollar men make for the same work, according to Women's Foundation research. Both states fall behind the national gender pay gap of 80 cents. Women are not expected to achieve gender pay equity until 2059. Read more about the Women's Foundation Pay Equity Best Practice Guidelines here.
The Women’s Foundation promotes equity and opportunity for women of all ages, using research, philanthropy and policy solutions to make meaningful change. More information about the organization can be found at www.Womens-Foundation.org.