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The Motherhood Penalty
In the season premier of The Pay Check, we take a close look at the single biggest reason for the gender pay gap: Motherhood. Women start out their careers earning about as much as men, but the pay gap widens to a chasm after a woman has her first child. Host Rebecca Greenfield talks to Bloomberg economics reporter Jeanna Smialek about what having a kid does to pay and why certain countries have bigger wage gaps for moms than others. We also hear from Senator Tammy Duckworth about what itâ€™s really like to â€œhave it all.â€
Aired 8 months ago 29:30
In 2004, former Goldman Sachs executive Connie Duckworth founded ARZU Studio Hope, an organization empowering women in Afghanistan by providing them jobs, education, and healthcare. We chatted with Connie about her organization, the women of Afghanistan, and her remarkable 20-year business career.Â Learn how the George W. Bush Institute isÂ investing in women and girls Read stories from remarkable Afghan women inÂ We Are Afghan Women: Voices of Hope The Bush Institute WE Lead programÂ equips women from the Middle East, North Africa, and Afghanistan with the skills to become more effective leaders
Aired 7 months ago 55:34
372. Freakonomics Radio Live: Would You Eat a Piece of Chocolate Shaped Like Dog Poop?
What your disgust level says about your politics, how Napoleon influenced opera, why New York Cityâ€™s subways may finally run on time, and more. Five compelling guests tell Stephen Dubner, co-host Angela Duckworth, and fact-checker Jody Avirgan lots of things they didnâ€™t know.