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

(51 women)

Women earn 83 cents out of every dollar earned by men

(Closing the gap)

CEO positions 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

2023 BJK Youth Leadership Award Honorees

2023 BJK Youth Leadership Award Honorees

The Billie Jean King Youth Leadership Award celebrates and honors young people who are using the power of sport as a catalyst for change and making a positive impact on society. The three national honorees will be featured in "The 2023...

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Happy birthday, @BillieJeanKing! 💜

On this day in 1973, a tennis match between @BillieJeanKing and Bobby Riggs was billed as the "Battle of the Sexes." King defeated Riggs in three sets, in a match that became the most watched televised sports event of all time, capturing a worldwide audience of 90M people.

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