“Us as women, we’ve come so far to prove that we’re on the same level as men and we still have a way to go in a multitude of different areas, not just professional wrestling,” Blade says. “It is my goal as a female professional wrestler to get through to one fan — one boy, one girl, one non-binary person — that you can do whatever you set your mind to no matter what you identify as.”
The American Association of University Women is looking to train millions of women all over the country, and from all walks of life, how to negotiate better salaries and benefits. The group says it’s an effort to close the gender wage gap by 2030. The goal is to teach women how to approach a salary negotiation with confidence and provide tools for use in these situations.