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Own Up Podcast: The Gender Equity Pay Gap with Amanda Benincasa Arena

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Episode 3: The Gender Equity Pay Gap Part One: Addressing Company Culture with Amanda Benincasa Arena

According to the Bureau for Labor Statistics, women earn only 82% of what men earn. 

And it doesn’t stop there. In terms of equity, women on average receive 15% – 30% less equity-based awards than men. 

It’s a problem that needs to be urgently addressed, but how can individual companies begin to tackle this issue?

According to Associate Partner and the East Coast Practice Leader with Aon Equity Services, Amanda Benincasa Arena, we need to look at the systemic cultural issues within organizations.

And how do we do that? Listen below to find out.

    

Amanda Benincasa Arena’s work focuses on the entirety of the equity lifecycle. She has extensive experience in performing valuation and technical accounting for equity compensation, including global equity, employee stock purchase plans, M&A transactions, bankruptcies, modifications, and SEC reporting.

Amanda is a frequent industry speaker, addressing topics primarily related to equity valuation and financial reporting, and has written countless articles surrounding those topics. She serves on the Board of Directors of the NASPP Boston Chapter and is a Certified Equity Professional through Santa Clara University.

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Please Note: This publication contains general information only and Global Shares is not, through this article, issuing any advice, be it legal, financial, tax-related, business-related, professional or other. The Global Shares Academy is not a substitute for professional advice and should not be used as such. Global Shares does not assume any liability for reliance on the information provided herein.

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