The gender pay gap exists & data says it’ll take 100+ years to change. We’re not prepared to wait that long – we started PepTalkHer to take action and galvanize change NOW.

Join us to increase women in executive positions, strengthen the talent pipeline, and achieve gender diversity in leadership.

I founded PepTalkHer after my own experience of pay inequality at work. I’ve personally coached women to receive raises as small as an extra $5 an hour (it added up to bed $10k over the year) all the way up to 6 figure raises. I built the PepTalkHer app to help scale this impact. We hope one day to be out of business, when the gender pay gap doesn’t exist.

Now, that could take some time, but while we wait, we’re inspired daily by the results we see every day with our audience of 60,000 + professionals getting raises, promotions & finding financial security. We also help women businesses get the funding they need to start or grow a company. Find free grants for women start up businesses.

PepTalkHer runs corporate programming for brands including Salesforce, JP Morgan & LinkedIn. We work in-house with companies to recruit, retain & promote too diverse talent. We help with: -Learning & development training -Employee Resource Group & Womens’ networks programming We run an online Career Level Up program to support mid career women get that next promotion and / or raise. The results have been wildly successful so far: -Career direction and purpose rises 63% because of the course -Negotiation skills increase by a whopping 79% -50% of 1st course cohort received a raIse in 10wks The PepTalkHer App launched to global acclaim at an event with Vogue. The App gives you a career pep talk when you need it most. It helps you track your career successes to coach users in confidence & negotiation skills. The sexism challenges raising capital as a woman have been well documented. I decided to bootstrap my company because of this.

Meggie’s story
I founded PepTalkHer after being screwed over on my pay by a major news network. it’s now my mission to make sure no-one else goes through the stress that I did.I love teaching & empowering others to avoid the mistakes I’ve made!

I founded PeptalkHer and we’re on a mission to close the gender pay gap.

In my previous life I was a foreign correspondent. It led me to interview a LOT of people – among them, Bashar Al Assad in Syria.

I’ve had the privilege to interview more than 5000 people during my career as a journalist for networks like the BBC World, Dateline, CNBC & Channel 7. From terrorists to transformational leaders, I’ve sat down with Global CEOs including KPMG’s Lynne Doughtie, activists like Blair Imani & Christy Turlington as well as Julia Gillard, Hugh Jackman & Brad Pitt.

These days, I speak & write about gender & diversity globally as the founder of PepTalkHer – a tech company on a mission to close the pay gap.

I’ve been featured in media outlets including CNBC, Vogue, Marie Claire, Forbes, Women’s Agenda, News Corporation, ABC’s The Drum and others.

This is my second business.

I’m a guest lecturer for Columbia University and speak at corporate events including for Revlon, JP Morgan and the New York City Council.

I travel globally speaking & helping companies with retaining female leaders & diversity.

I’m a proud Aussie who now calls NYC home!

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