The gap is real. So what's a woman to do? Smolen says we in the e-Learning biz are "the epitome of change catalysts." Her suggestion:
Use the examples in the last section of the 2010 Salary and Compensation Report to calculate the fair “average” salary for yourself or your employees without gender as a variable. If you already enjoy fair or above average compensation without a gender bias, then congratulate yourself. If not, chart a course to enact a small change for you or your team.She then suggests a few ways to go on and seek that change, but I won't be a spoiler. Go read the article.
Many thanks to Temple Smolen for continuing this conversation!