Video: Stories of Gen-X Women, Ageism, & Equity
In honor of Equal Pay Day, we’re sharing the full video from one of our most popular past events – Pay Me: Stories of Gen-X Women, Ageism & Equity.
TueNight is all about “Women. Getting. Paid.” That may as well have been a Gen-X mantra, we who stormed the boardrooms and smashed the glass ceilings and launched our own businesses in record numbers. But the storm isn’t over yet; as we find ourselves in midlife there are new obstacles to overcome.
Jo Piazza - Bestselling author of many critically acclaimed novels and nonfiction books including Charlotte Walsh Likes to Win, The Knockoff and How to Be Married. Her new novel, We Are Not Like Them was just released on Oct. 5. She is a former editor, columnist and travel writer with Yahoo, Current TV and the New York Daily News.
Tanzina Vega - Former host of the Takeaway on WNYC, Tanzina is also an Eisner Fellow at the Nation Institute, author of the forthcoming book "Uppity," and a Ferris Professor of Journalism at Princeton University. Tanzina has contributed to CNN, CNNMoney, WNYC Radio, Reuters television, Billboard magazine and The New York Times, where she won an Emmy award for outstanding new approaches in documentary media.
Abby West - Abby West heads up Multicultural Content Programming at Audible and co-founded the Black Employee Network, an Audible ERG. She is a recovering journalist and true pop-culture junkie, whose years at prominent media organizations such as Essence, Entertainment Weekly, and People have given her a love of stories that explore, empower, and celebrate underrepresented communities.
Marcelle Karp - Marcelle Karp is a writer, blogger, and creative director. Her debut YA novel, Getting Over Max Cooper, will be out April 2022. She is one of the original founders of BUST. She blogs at barbmagazine.com. She is working on her Masters in Women and Gender Studies.
Tracey Lynn Lloyd - Tracey is a writer, a marketer, a feminist. Her work has appeared in The Washington Post, Narratively, The Establishment, and Cosmopolitan.
"our very lives are someone else's business model" - the best line from Jo Piazza