While progress has been made, the statistics still bare the hard truth that we are a long way from workplace equity.


of CEOs in FORTUNE'S TOP 500 Companies are women

(41 women)

Women earn 83 cents out of every dollar earned by men

(Closing the gap)

CEO position in the Fortune 500 occupied by women of color

(Insufficient Progress)


of men think women are well represented in leadership roles

(Raising the bar)

Our Vision

  • Everyone, regardless of race, gender, religion, ability, or sexual orientation should have equal rights, opportunity and access.
  • Inclusion and equality should be celebrated.
  • We must ensure people feel comfortable to bring their authentic selves to work every day.
  • People in positions of power must use their platforms to advance positive change.

Our Purpose

To promote

equality, access, and inclusion

To Advocate

for equal pay for equal work

To support

organizations that align with our vision

To partner

with leaders who are making positive change

BJKLI Launches Demand IX Campaign

BJKLI Launches Demand IX Campaign

Coordinated by the Title IX Anniversary Coalition, a group composed of Billie Jean King Leadership Initiative, National Women’s Law Center, Women’s Sports Foundation and other key youth and community leaders, Demand IX is working with a number of organizations to increase the pace of change toward equity and fairness for all.

PowHER Redefined: Women of Color Reimagining the World of Work

PowHER Redefined: Women of Color Reimagining the World of Work

The report explores a new perspective and unique opportunity to break patterns that have held Women of Color back and to listen deeper to the voices and wisdom of women who have attempted to speak, yet have been ignored. It is an attempt to create more pathways to outcomes where Women of Color are recognized as the vital resource they are.


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