N.J.'s First Lady, Officials Discuss Plight of Women in the Workforce in Camden

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March is Women's History Month and Congressman Donald Norcross hosted an event to discuss how to advance women in the workplace.

On Monday, March 5th, Norcross hosted a conversation at Rutgers University-Camden's Campus titled "Women in the workforce: raising voices, raising pay."

He was joined by New Jersey first lady, Tammy Murphy, Assemblywoman Gabby Mosquera, Rutgers University-Camden's Chancellor Phoebe Haddon and some of the University's students.

The group discussed a variety of issues including equal pay for women in hopes of finding ways to move the State and the country forward.

"We all need strong leaders because success would be nothing less than life changing for New Jersey women," said the Garden State's first lady. "Women deserve equal pay for equal work."

During the discussion, the panelists shared their own personal stories, answered questions about facing gender discrimination, and offered advice for students who will soon enter the workforce.

Norcross encouraged the women in the audience to continue speaking up and speaking out about policies to help bring about positive change.

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