A 2019 report by the salary web site Payscale found that women still earn just 79 cents for every dollar made by men. Also, fewer than 20% of corporate board seats are held by women. In Arizona, just 19 companies have reached the 20% level of women making up their corporate boards. On Nov. 21, the 2020 Women on Boards, a national campaign dedicated to increasing the percentage of women on corporate boards to 20% by 2020, will host a National Day of Conversation on Board Diversity with day-long events in 30 cities nationwide. We’re joined by Kathleen Duffy, Phoenix co-chair of the 2020 Women on Boards and owner of Duffy Group Inc., a Phoenix-based global recruitment firm. Jennifer Leuer, CEO of CyberScout, and Sissy Shank, CEO of Chas Roberts Air Conditioning and Plumbing, also joins the conversation about increasing equity among women.
The Emmy Award-winning anthology series featuring unforgettable people, communities and moments in history returns to Arizona PBS on Mondays at 9 p.m. starting Oct. 28.
There are still parts of our planet yet to be discovered. Explorer and naturalist Steve Backshall pursues incredible journeys and world firsts — unclimbed peaks, unexplored cave systems and uncharted landscapes — setting foot where no human has been before. "Expedition with Steve Backshall" comes to Arizona PBS Wednesdays at 9 p.m. starting Jan. 15.
Follow two independent and unconventional sisters and the men in their lives seeking love and meaning as they navigate an ever-changing world in this fresh take on E.M. Forster’s masterpiece "Howards End." The miniseries airs Sundays at 7 p.m. starting Jan. 12.