Serena Williams isn’t one of the top-paid athletes

Today’s suggested read takes a look at the reality of the “pay gap” between male and female athletes. Serena Williams is unarguably one of the most recognized athletes in the country, and absolutely one of the top performing. However, according to Forbes she is only the 47th highest-paid athlete in the world.

I got this via a Mashable article (linked below). An interesting topic that (as a non-athlete) I hadn’t thought about. It’s depressing to know that the gender pay gap influences every field out there.

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