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follow url Providing young women the skills to do their part in closing the wage gap was the focus of the Women in Business Organization’s first meeting of the semester on Sept. 23.

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find best priceest viagra “It was difficult in the beginning because I work primarily with men, and it was obvious they liked me, but they didn’t want me as their boss,” Hutchinson said. “Let’s just say, they’re all in line now.” Attendees included 13 females and one male. Hutchinson provided the group with a packet from the Women’s Bureau of the U.S. Labor Department, which detailed how women on average make about 78 cents to the dollar paid to men. Hutchinson offered advice on how women can work to close that gap, which she said she believes is due largely to young women’s lack of confidence.

viagra generico 200 mg online prezzo piu basso a Milano “Young women are statistically less likely to ask their employer for a performance evaluation, which would open the door for the opportunity to ask for a raise in salary,” she said. “I don’t know about you, but I’ve never died from a ‘No.’ I may have cried, but never died.”

cialis 5 mg generico en españa This is the second semester WIBO has been in place at UWF. The organization’s president, senior marketing major Melissa Bassignani, said its primary goal is to provide young women with a place to network and discuss important gender issues.

“I really hope we make a difference in even one young lady’s life. I would love to see our members gain the confidence and soft skills to be successful in all their career goals,” she said.

There are currently 25 registered members in WIBO. Previously, in the spring semester, members of the organization traveled to The Judson’s Women Leadership Conference in Atlanta, Ga., and also participated in the UWF Reverse Career Fair, which gave members a chance to engage with potential employers.

The next WIBO meeting will feature guest speaker Kolleen Chelsey, director of Powerful Women of the Gulf Coast. The meeting will be held on Oct. 7 at 3:15 p.m. in the College of Business Education Center, Building 76A, Room 102.