Episode 3: Preventing Pay Equity Erosion in a COVID World

September 29, 2020 | 9 am PT / 12 pm ET

In this episode of Fairness at Work, Syndio CEO Maria Colacurcio, along with Lisen Stromberg (CEO and Founder, PrismWork) and Craig Sawyer (Professor & Director, Corley Institute for Diversity & Inclusion Education, Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University), discuss the urgent need to slow the backslide around pay equity due to the COVID pandemic.

We've made incremental progress towards closing the pay gap, but this progress is at risk as it's actively and rapidly eroding. What are concrete, actionable steps leaders can take to slow or even reverse this erosion?

Register for the webinar where we'll discuss:

  • Why the pay equity setback from COVID could be years long
  • How to ensure mothers aren't penalized for at-home caretaking responsibilities
  • How to set lawful diversity goals in the aftermath of COVID and the BLM movement
  • The future of pay equity after COVID, the EEOC and national election

...and more. Fill out the form to register!



Guest Bios

Lisen Stromberg - CEO and Founder, PrismWork

Lisen Stromberg is a people and culture strategist, author, and widely regarded speaker. She works with companies on workforce innovation to create inclusive, high performing cultures. Lisen is also a thought-leader on the future of work. She is an award-winning independent journalist whose writing can be found in The New York Times, Fortune, Newsweek, and other high profile media outlets. Her book, Work Pause Thrive: How to Pause for Parenthood Without Killing Your Career, reveals how trailblazing women have disrupted the traditional career paradigm to achieve their personal and professional goals and how forward-thinking companies are creating workplaces that support all of their employees to thrive.

Craig Sawyer - Professor & Director, Corley Institute for Diversity & Inclusion Education, Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University

A United States Army veteran who served in Iraq, Craig Sawyer graduated from Georgia State University with a BSW (Social Work) and a MPA (Public Administration). Craig started his civilian career as an EO Compliance Officer and later Statistician with the United States Department of Labor, Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs. He has been responsible for Diversity, Inclusion, and EEO at Cingular Wireless, Deloitte Consulting, Abbott Laboratories, Starbucks Coffee Company, Raytheon, and most recently, the United States Department of Homeland Security.