Janiyah, What About the Pay Gap

The pay gap can defined as a difference in earnings between men and woman. This gap can be caused by a number of factors, including race, ethnicity, education and more. For this project, I researched this topic and created a poem and a collage that reflects what I learned. In my process of completing my project I choose to interview school officials that work in the main office of my high school. I asked them to share with me anything they felt was important to include about their experiences, as it relates to the pay gap issue.

You can read the full project here.

Here is Janiya’s project in video format

About the Author

My name is Janiyah and I am 17-years-old. I currently attend Kenwood Academy. I joined GGM-Chi because I want to meet other teens and hear their stories. I have a huge passion for meeting new people and creating bonds.

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