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Latina Equal Pay Day 2019

Today is #LatinaEqualpayDay & we’re joined by an inspiring tribe of #Latinas to discuss the Gender Pay Gap, it’s social impact, what they face daily in the workplace and what they’re doing to get their fair share.

Left to right: Wilka Toppins, Michelle Ferrel, Andrea Philaskari & Ivette Mayo

Some of the takeaways from today’s panel #LatinaEqualPayDay

Video 1  |  Video 2 | Watch the whole event here

#LatinaEqualpayDay #DemandMore #PaycheckFairness #LatinxEqualPay


At POWER On Heels Fund, Inc., it is #LatinaEqualPayDay every day!👠👠

It is where we desire to have real social impact. Minimizing the #GenderPayGap & #Inequity they face daily in the marketplace…one #LATINA at a time.

More than 50 years after the passage of the Equal Pay Act of 1963, Latina’s typically earn only 54 cents for every dollar earned by white, non-Hispanic men and must work nearly 23 months to earn what white men earn in 12 months. In Texas, the rate is 44 cents.

What was our mission today?
👠 Build awareness
👠 Share DATA
👠 Provide Tools & Solutions
👠 To #change the future

#POHFCON 2019

Our 1st Annual Power On Heels Conference & Scholarship Awards Luncheon brought together strong, powerful female professionals, students and community leaders across Houston.

We’re honored to announce our 2019 Power On Heels scholarship recipients:
👠Angela Gala Gonzalez
👠Angela Ybarra
👠Cecilia Chavez
👠Dalia Sherif
👠Diana Rodarte Alvarez
👠Elba Santana
👠Keyli Ortega
👠Selena Garcia Palacios
👠Silvina Lopez
👠Sonia Sanchez
👠Yolanda Aguirre

We’re also proud to recognize the 2019 Power On Heels Awards recipients:
Mayte Sera Weitzman | Paula Mendoza | Arcy Muñoz | Cyndy Garza | Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia | Dr. Juan Sanchez Muñoz
Dr. Bonnie Lucero | DJ Reader | David Solis
The 2019 Yolanda Black Navarro Leadership Legacy Award recipient, Sofia Androgué

The luncheon wrapped up with a special recognition of the sponsors and supporters of the event. A special thanks to everyone in attendance and the support we received to make all of this a reality.

Latinas in Tech

POWER On Heels Fund, INC is honored to partner with AnitaB.org Houston this September to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month.

Sponsored by University of Houston Downtown – Center for Latino Studies

Location: University of Houston – Downtown
             Auditorium Room A350 (3rd Floor in the Admin Building)
             One North Main Street
             Houston, Texas 77002

Tickets are available on Eventbrite
             -Power Pass @ $10 each
             -Student POWER Pass– FREE Valid Student ID Required at the Door


Exclusive Book Signing
Immediately following the presentation by Minda Harts there will be a book signing.
***Guests are encouraged to pre-order a copy of the book ahead of time.***

Pre-order your copy of “The Memo” –  Preparing Women of Color for  Their Seat at the Table

https://www.sealpress.com/
titles/minda-harts/the-memo/9781580058469/