Women, work and self-worth: A conversation with Claire Wasserman

We are pleased to present a conversation with Claire Wasserman (CAS’09), author and founder of Ladies Get Paid, an organization that helps women advance professionally and financially. Claire has taught thousands of women from all over the world to embrace their worth and negotiate millions of dollars.

Allison Davis (CGS’73, COM’75) will moderate the conversation as she and Claire discuss all things women, work and self-worth. From how to get ahead to how to stay sane, combating imposter syndrome and perfectionism, and negotiating your salary.

You’ll walk away with an understanding of how to take command of your career so you can command what you’re worth.

About the presenter: 

Claire Wasserman (CAS’09), Author and Founder, Ladies Get Paid

Claire Wasserman is an educator, author, and founder of Ladies Get Paid, a global community that champions the professional and financial advancement of women. She is also the producer and host of John Hancock’s podcast, “Friends Who Talk About Money”.Claire has traveled the country teaching thousands of women how to negotiate millions of dollars in raises, start businesses, and advocate for themselves in the workplace. Claire was named one of Entrepreneur Magazine’s 100 Most Powerful Women and is a highly-sought-after expert for Fortune 500 companies working to improve diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging within their organizations. She’s spoken at places such as Facebook, Harvard, and the United Nations Foundation, as well as partnerships with Nike, Indeed, and the City of Los Angeles. Her book, Ladies Get Paid, is currently available for pre-order at ladiesgetpaid.com/book.

Learn more about Claire at clairewasserman.com and follow her on Instagram at @clairegetspaid.

About the moderator: 

Allison J. Davis (CGS ’73, COM ’75)

Allison J. Davis has spent much of her career in television news, working at NBC, MSNBC and CBS. An award-winning journalist, Davis headed up a team of reporters who produced some of the first original journalism on the internet. She is also a founder of the National Association of Black Journalists. After over 3 decades in television news, Davis transitioned to the not-for-profit arena. She served as the executive director of Arts Horizons, an arts education organization and has served on the senior staffs of the Jackie Robinson Foundation and The Riverside Church in the City of New York. Davis is a contributor to the book Global News: Perspectives on the Information Age. She has been recognized by The History Makers: The Nation’s Largest African American Video Oral History Collection, housed at the Library of Congress and has received honors from her alma mater on three occasions. Davis is a graduate of Boston University (CGS ’73, COM ’75) and an inaugural member of the BU Black Alumni Leadership Council.