Power | Invest In Your Future | How to ask for money
While the world has achieved progress towards gender equality and women’s empowerment under the Millennium Development Goals, women and girls continue to suffer discrimination and violence in every part of the world. Gender equality is not only a fundamental human right, but a necessary foundation for a peaceful, prosperous and sustainable world.
An essay by actress Jennifer Lawrence on the subject of pay in Hollywood generated numerous discussions on how – and how well – women negotiate. Lawrence recalled feeling angry at herself for not negotiating higher pay from studio executives after discovering the salaries of her male costars – a result of the Sony email leak in 2014. “I failed as a negotiator because I gave up early,” she wrote. “I would be lying if I didn’t say there was an element of wanting to be liked that influenced my decision to close the deal without a real fight.
There had been a lot of dicussion about the differences in negotiating money between men and women. This night we dive into this subject and several speakers will share their experiences regarding this topic, give you practical examples and tips. Some of you even get the chance to pratice.
You walk away with the Do and Don'ts when you ask for money.
The Impact Hub brings you a series of events around three themes Freedom, Power and Caring to shed light into the future and the role of women in that future.
We would love to see you there!