This cute video isn't just fun to watch, it makes a very poignant point. The gender pay gap simply doesn't make sense.
One of the reasons I joined Hotwire way back in 2007, was for its progressive approach. The company was co-founded by a woman and many of its founding principals remain: a commitment to training, employee well-being and gender parity – especially at a senior level.
Today, half of our global leadership team is female and we are led by our Global CEO, Barbara Bates. She was also recently named one of the most influential women in Bay Area Business.
When it comes to closing the gender gap, it's not just about doing the right thing, it should be about doing what makes sense. If you need reminding of what that is, perhaps these kids can point you in the right direction.
“She was just as good as me, so we should get the same reward” he protested.