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There have been two things that have moved me over the past couple of months...
It is well known that, when it comes to money, women get the short end of the stick: Fewer senior roles in the money industries, less money to manage, less venture capital funding.
It’s that time of year. Spring conference season. And so I’ve spoken at several conferences for traditional financial services companies over the past few weeks. And as you might imagine...
As we’ve been working to — pulling together to help us , , work to for all women (and men) — we’ve been thinking a lot about the messages that society gives us about money.
When you make the decision to invest, you also make the decision whether to invest the way it’s always been done or to invest in a modern way.
I believe that most of these CEOs believe in the power of diversity. I also think that many have believed this for a some time … but, regardless, progress on diversity has stalled.
If the world doesn’t change — if this powerful man does not work to change it — his daughter will have less money and less power than her brothers.
Let’s disrupt money. Money is power — live-the-life-I-want power, get-your-hand-off-my-leg power, start-my-dream-business power. And we women have been on the outside looking in.
We women receive the message early that we shouldn’t talk about money.
“Leave the saving of the world to the men? I don’t think so.” Elastigirl, from The Incredibles Hell yeah....
This weekend I watched Sally Kohn’s TED Talk, “What we can do about the culture of hate.” It was the most powerful 17.5 minutes I’ve watched in a while.
"Everything – literally every thing, every single thing, absolutely every damn thing – that you can do to make the world better for women also makes the world better for men.” - Helen Rosner (@Hels)