This Week in Women

Bletchley Park codebreaker, who helped change course of World War II dies of coronavirus

The Scotsman

The veteran, who spent more than 20 months helping to decipher German codes at the top secret facility, died on Monday at an Edinburgh care home. She was 97, and had tested positive for Covid-19 shortly before her death.

Ann Mitchell with her wartime diary at her home in Inverleith, Edinburgh, in 2014. Picture: Jane Barlow Copyright: JPIMedia

Who Runs the World?, Men

The 19th

There were a record 37 women CEOs on Fortune’s annual ranking of the biggest companies in America, which released Monday. The previous record, from 2019, stood at 33.

Say Hello to that New Spin Studio and Goodbye to Your Childcare

New York Times

Around 76 percent of mothers and 96 percent of fathers with children under the age of 6 work full time. We deserve more than a hope and prayer that the child care sector will still be standing when our employers call us back to our places of work. Covid-19 has made clear that child care is a collective necessity.

9 Financial resources for women and minority business owners affected by the coronavirus


According to some experts, up to 90% of minority and women small business owners are predicted to be denied a PPP loan because financial institutions are favoring pre-existing customers when distributing the funds, therefore ignoring many minority and women entrepreneurs who may not have a bank loan.

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