This Week in Women

Alpha Female 2021: Just 11.8% of portfolio managers are women… and that’s an improvement

It is based on Citywire’s database of 16,353 portfolio managers who run active mutual funds, or their equivalents, around the world. It found that globally 1,932, or 11.8%, of these managers are women, up from 11% in 2020. For the US alone, the percentage of female fund managers is 10%. This is an improvement on 9% in the 2020 report, but last year’s number represented a step back from 2019, when the figure had been 10%.

‘We have been failed’: Simone Biles breaks down in tears recounting Nassar’s sexual abuse

“I don’t want another young gymnast, or Olympic athlete, or any individual to experience the horror that I and hundreds of others have endured before, during and continuing to this day in the wake of the Larry Nassar abuse,” said Biles, her voice choking with emotion.

US Gymnast Simone Biles Photo: Saul Loeb / AP

US Gymnast Simone Biles Photo: Saul Loeb / AP

 

Indeed, as Ms. Holmes’s trial for fraud continues in San Jose, Calif., it’s clear that two things can be true. She should be held accountable for her actions as chief executive of Theranos. And it can be sexist to hold her accountable for alleged serious wrongdoing and not hold an array of men accountable for reports of wrongdoing or bad judgment.

Maia Chaka Is The 1st Black Woman To Officiate An NFL Game

She said she hopes she can inspire and empower others “to step outside the box and to do something different.” Chaka is the second woman hired as a full-time NFL official. The first was Sarah Thomas, who refereed the Super Bowl this year.

Don’t Miss Thie Week in Women LIVE with Ayame Dinkler!

Monday, September 20th at 4pm ET / 1pm PT

Ayame Dinkler is the Chief Administrative Officer for LCMC Health. In this role, she leads all efforts related to government affairs, innovation, and manages a nursing home. She joined LCMC Health in 2015 after spending more than a decade in public service.

 Ayame previously served in a Chief of Staff capacity at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in Washington, DC for two operating divisions, and also served in various roles at the local City of New Orleans Health Department.

 

This Week in Women LIVE with Nina O’Neal

I caught up with fellow advisor and friend Nina O’Neal, Partner & Investment Advisor with Archer Investment Management. We discuss the stress of returning children to school while Covid closures and quarantines linger over our heads each day. We also talk about the ‘new normal’ of work routines, how to structure our days, and how to hire and train young people in the workforce. It was so great to catch up with Nina, and I hope to see her IRL soon. 

 

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