Empirical Labs Inc. (ELI), designs and manufactures professional audio signal processing equipment used in recording studios, live sound, broadcast studios and other audio production facilities all over the world. They also produce plug-ins for digital audio workstations (DAWS) and software for digital signal processors.
Empirical Labs would like to address the intersectional wage-gap by offering a 33% discount on their Arousor plug-in to all SoundGirls members.
To take advantage of this offer, email firstname.lastname@example.org and enter ELISoundGirl in the subject line.
About Those 79 Cents
The most frequently cited pay-gap statistic obscures the even wider gaps faced by people of color. Often, this argument is accompanied by the now-famous statistic that women earn about 79 cents for every dollar men make at work. This is an important data point, but focusing on that figure alone masks the role race can play in perpetuating these disparities.
For instance, it is important to ask: Which women? The 79-cents statistic is an average that includes all women, but it obscures the even wider gaps faced by women of color. For black women, the number is closer to 65 cents, while for Latinas it is even lower, at 54 cents. This data draws attention to the fact that while women as a group aren’t paid as much as men, women of color see even more pronounced earnings gaps. Read more