17 is Equal Pay Day, the day many women will wear red to symbolize
their income is in the red—and how far into 2012 they must work to match
what men earned in 2011 for equal jobs. This year women can complement
their red wardrobes with a smart new lipstick to help plump their
purses—not their lips.
“Uninformed women making up these statistics are like unlit dynamite,”
according to McMurry. “Their power is within but nothing happens until
their fuse is lit.”
The fuse remains unlit for most women. AAUW.org
reports a direct correlation between age and the gender pay gap. The
older the worker, the wider the wage gap. Wageindicator.org
reports increases to 19% after ten years in the workplace. Women over 50
earn 73% of what men their age earn.
McMurry lights the fuse and fills the gap in a woman’s arsenal informing
her of what she needs beyond education and technical skills so she can
get what she wants, needs, and deserves in the corporate jungle.
Clark, M.D., Member American Society of Plastic Surgeons says what
McMurry offers is, “A million dollar make-over costing pennies.” As a
woman’s makeup case contains more than lipstick, McMurry’s safari to
success contains multiple tools to show women step-by-step how to get
what they want including phrases to get the salaries they deserve.
McMurry’s favorite tip is from her mother, “The meek might inherit the
earth, but it’s not going to be in your lifetime.” You can’t be shy. You