Yesterday, Newcomb College Institute hosted Lanier Scott, a Newcomb College Alumni, to talk about her book Grace and Grit: My Fight for Equal Pay and Fairness at Goodyear and Beyond. Scott spoke inspiringly on the topic she has written about--equal pay for women and discrimination in the work sphere. Her book is the tale of Lilly Ledbetter: Ledbetter's life was changed forever when she realized males in her same position were making such higher wages. If her name sounds familiar to you, it may be due to Obama's Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Restoration Act. Lanier Scott told Ledbetter's tale with passion, allowing us to see how involved she was in Lilly's story. Those who attended the speaker were angered and shocked by the unfairness of Goodyear. However, we've come a long way since Ledbetter had been discriminated against (thanks in part to her lawsuit against Goodyear!) to create a more equal work sphere, luckily for all of our graduating seniors!