Alex Laughlin

Alex is the co-founder and moderator of Pay Up, a Slack-based community dedicated to fostering conversations about the gender wage gap. It has 300 members, all women in technology, who chat about topics such as salary negotiation, “mansplaining” and “imposter syndrome.” Pay Up also includes Q&A sessions with experts and roundtable sessions allowing members to share their opinions. The discussions also generate story ideas and sources for The Washington Post website and print product.