City of Encinitas Proclaims Workplace Gender Equity Day

April 18, 2019 By Hei-ock Kim Encinitas proclaimed Workplace Gender Equity Day for the first time yesterday. The chosen date was April 2, in honor of Equal Pay Day 2019. Mayor Catherine Blakespear presented the proclamation, which also included a special commendation for the Kim Center, to Executive Director Hei-ock Kim. Standing with Dr. Kim were several supporters, including members …

Gender Equity Issues Go Beyond Pay Discrepancies

San Diego Business Journal April 16, 2018 By Hei-ock Kim and Jane Tanner   COMMENTARY San Diego County could increase its GDP by $23 billion within 10 years by reducing gender inequities in the workplace, according to a McKinsey Global Institute report. In fact, businesses can increase profitability by 15 percent by expanding their proportion of female executives from 0 …

San Diego County Supervisors Approve 2nd Grant for Kim Center

February 14, 2018 News Release Supervisor Greg Cox recommended a second award of $5,000 for the Kim Center for Social Balance on February 13, 2018, in support of the Kim Center’s efforts to create workplace gender equity. The Board of Supervisors approved the additional funding from the County Neighborhood Reinvestment Program. The award will allow the Kim Center to complete its …