Barack Obama – Women are Better Leaders than Men
Saira Asher for BBC News
“I’m absolutely confident that for two years if every nation on earth was run by women, you would see a significant improvement across the board on just about everything… living standards and outcomes.”
Wall Street says it cares about diversity. But most big banks won’t share complete workforce data
Renae Merle and Jenna McGregor for the Washington Post
Then a mentor pulled her aside and suggested she and her husband adopt a child to allay any fears that she would be distracted by a pregnancy.
Black Women now hold Crowns in 5 Major Beauty Pageants
Mihir Zaveri for The New York Times
Together, their wins showed how the competitions have evolved from typically only validating features associated with white women, like lighter skin and straight hair. That evolution could influence communities globally, where blackness is rarely held as the standard of beauty
When the Surgeon is a Mom
Emma Goldberg for The New York Times
Her friends cautioned her that if she became a surgeon, she would never have a personal life. She wouldn’t have time for children, they warned — and what man would want a spouse who was constantly in the operating room?
Podcast: ‘Do Better’ with Sonya Dreizler
Young Money Podcast from Dasarte Yarnway
In this episode, Sonya Dreizler joins me to discuss her Twitter-breaking ten part series “Do Better” that depicts sexual harassment in the financial services industry. We discuss “locker room talk” and the responsibility of men in this candid session.
Wall Street’s Machine of Silence Stopped a #MeToo Revolution
Max Abelson and Katia Porzecanski for Bloomberg
Men built almost all the big banks, private equity firms, hedge funds, and asset-management companies. Even if men can no longer openly expense trips to strip clubs, they continue to run the industry. Beneath the sanitized surface is an old mix of entitlement, exclusion, and secrecy.