About the Panel Discussion Topic:
Pay Equity For Women: Past, present, and future:
THE WORK IS NOT DONE! 80 cents can’t even buy you a McDonald’s cheeseburger… but $1 can. Women across the country are earning 80 cents for every white man’s dollar – and while we may not all be craving a fast-food cheeseburger, that delta is important. The modern workforce is built upon practices that codify both the gender and racial wage gap. Slow progress has been made but there is an increasingly urgent call for more- more changes in hiring practices, more transparency in the workplace, more protections, and advocacy for women and minorities in working families. Learn the facts, and take away tools to help you start discussions, raise awareness, and advocate for change.
About Tracye D. Weeks, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Tracye, a resourceful and results-oriented human resources professional, is experienced in designing and implementing strategic Human Resources policies. Her passion is in implementing creative initiatives that align with organizational goals. Her approach to HR is unique, and focuses on building the profession and function as approachable, resourceful, strategic, and mission-focused to guarantee operational efficiency.
With over a decade of experience in HR leadership, Tracye specializes in training, employee relations, legal and regulatory compliance, management coaching and benefits. She is the former HR Leader of a Fortune 500 company as well as a leading educational nonprofit.
She is a Certified Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and holds a Society of Human Resources Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) designation. Tracye earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Albany State University in Business and a Master of Arts in Mass Communication from the University of Georgia. She is currently pursuing her Doctorate Degree in Human Resources and is a Certified Diversity Trainer and a Certified Greenbelt in Lean Six Sigma Processes.
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