This Week in Women

19th Amendment, 19 Women: The New York Philharmonic’s 2020 Program Celebrates Suffragists

NPR, Weekend Edition

“Less than 3% of the music presented on the concert stage is written by women,” says Deborah Borda, the orchestra’s president and CEO, and one of the architects of Project 19. That’s worldwide, not just in the United States, which means next year, she says, “We’re immediately changing the percentages.”

How Two CFPs Teamed Up to Serve Younger Clients

Ginger Szala, ThinkAdvisor

The U.S. Census Bureau has projected that people of color will make up the majority of the U.S. population by 2050. To celebrate and highlight this change, Lazetta Rainey Braxton, 46, and Rianka R. Dorsainvil, 32, two proud women of color, have merged their solo advisories into a new virtual firm, 2050 Wealth Partners.

2050 Wealth Partners founders Lazetta Rainey Braxton (left) and Rianka R. Dorsainvil

What’s Really Holding Women Back?

Robin Ely and Irene Padavic, HBR

The leaders reacted negatively to this feedback. They continued to maintain that women were failing to advance because they had difficulty balancing work and family, and they insisted that any solution had to target women specifically. Unable to convince them otherwise, we were at a loss for how to help, and the engagement effectively ended.

 

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