As many of you may know, April is the time of the year when people across the country talk about Equal Pay Day and the wage gap. It is not a myth when we say that women are still at a disadvantage in this regard. As of 2015, women still make only 78 cents for every dollar a man makes. We’re trying to get the word out and motivate the Millennial generation to take action. So for your inspiration, we’ve gathered some of the best quotes about changing it up and #ask4more.
Don’t you think it’s about time we had equal pay? Mark your calendar for Equal Pay Day on April 14, 2015. Get information about why the wage gap exists and take steps to #ask4more right here.
Remember: You get what you ask for and not what you deserve.
It’s better to ask and be told ‘no’ than to not ask at all.Chelsea Clinton
You’ve got to kick fear to the side, because the payoff is huge.Mariska Hargitay
Life is short. Make it great. Let nothing take you down.Sophia Bush
It’s never overreacting to ask for what you want and need.Amy Poehler
I think success is continuing to push yourself forward.Lena Dunham
It’s a shame to call somebody a ‘diva’ simply because they work harder than everybody else.Jennifer Lopez
What women need now is to invest in themselves.Maria Shriver
Take care of the people who take care of you.Rita Wilson
When we step up for ourselves, we create opportunity.Kerry Washington
[Related: Learning To Ask for the Pay You Deserve]