The YWCA Wage Equity Awareness Campaign

80% of civilian industries in San Antonio still don’t pay women equal to men.

If women received equal pay, another $18.2 billion would be added to San Antonio's GDP.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey, 2018 & Roman, B., and Nivin, S. Highights: Women in the San Antonio Economy, Sabér Research Institute, May 30, 2018.


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The Equitable Business Practices Pledge



Who We Are

YWCA San Antonio Leadership Staff:

  • Coda Rayo-Garza, YWCA Director of Wage Equity and Racial Justice
  • Francesca Rattray, YWCA Chief Executive Officer

YWCA Wage Equity Advisory Council:

  • Andrea Rodriguez, Centro San Antonio
  • Annie Turner, Wells Fargo
  • Dr. Adriana Rocha Garcia, District 4 Councilwoman
  • Ana Sandoval, District 7 Councilwoman
  • Dr. Belinda Roman, St. Mary’s University
  • Dr. Erika Gonzalez, South Texas Allergy & Asthma Medical Professionals
  • Irasema Cavazos, Domesticas Unidas
  • Jada Andrews-Sullivan, District 2 Councilwoman
  • Jordana Barton, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
  • La Juana (“LJ”) Chambers Lawson, Tacit Growth Strategies
  • Malinda Gaul, Attorney at Law
  • Melissa Cabello-Havrda, District 6 Councilwoman
  • Patricia Mejia, San Antonio Area Foundation
  • Rebecca Viagran, District 3 Councilwoman
  • Rosie Castro, Community Leader
  • Shirley Gonzales, District 5 Councilwoman
  • Shannon Faulk, American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE)

YWCA San Antonio’s Wage Equity Awareness Campaign is made possible in partnership with