The New York Times: One of America’s First Women’s Colleges Is Accused of Paying Men More

September 18. 2023

ERA Deputy Legal Director & Policy Director Jessica Ramey Stender is quoted in a New York Times article about our lawsuit against Vassar College over gender pay discrimination:

Jessica Stender, the deputy legal director at Equal Rights Advocates and a lawyer for the Vassar plaintiffs, said she was surprised the college had not done more to address the pay gap given its status as a standard-bearer of women’s education and one of the Seven Sisters consortium of historically women’s colleges.

That such problems could exist at Vassar, she said, “is really indicative of how deep and how pervasive pay discrimination problems are in our society.”

Read the article.


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