Persistent wage inequality and its relation to implicit bias and its impact on women, the work place and in life will be highlighted Friday when Sen. Holly J. Mitchell convenes researchers, impacted individuals and social-change makers to work on gender inequality.
The Los Angeles hearing will focus on what can be done to alleviate the wage gap between men and women and is jointly hosted by the Senate Select Committee on Women and Inequality; the Senate Labor Committee; the Legislative Women’s Caucus; and the California Commission on the Status of Women and Girls.
Joining Mitchell at the second of three joint hearings about implicit bias and its impact on women the workforce will be Sen. Steve Bradford of Inglewood; and Assemblymember Cristina Garcia of Bell Gardens.
The review begins Friday at 10 a.m. and is expected to take three hours. It will be held in Rose Hills Auditorium, 10 Chester Place, Mount Saint Mary’s University Campus, Los Angeles, 90007.
Parking will be available at the AAA out outside of the MSMU campus gates. Carpooling is suggested. MSMU is located near the LATTC/Ortho Institute Expo Line and is accessible by other public transportation in downtown Los Angeles.