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One in five women in Miami-Dade County lives in poverty and women in Miami make on average 87 cents to every dollar made by men.

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Those are just some of the reasons members of the Women’s Fund of Miami-Dade are on a mission to close the pay gap here in South Florida.

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Janet Altman, Chairwoman of the Women’s Fund of Miami-Dade joins us to discuss the groups multi-year plan to help close the pay gap.

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Guest: Janet Altman, Chairwoman, The Women’s Fund