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So I didn’t know there was such a thing as a National Best Friends Day. But there is, and it was last Saturday.
It’s that time of year again. Graduation. And so we’re hearing a lot of: “Commencement doesn’t mean ‘ending;’ it means ‘beginning.’” “Find your passion.” “You can do whatever you put your mind to.”
If you’re having a moment this week (and aren’t we all?) and want to imagine a different world, think about how different our world might be:
It’s springtime and it’s shaping up to be the season of patronizing financial advice . . . oddly, involving coffee.
You may have heard us at Ellevest puzzle through that tells us that girls are given different messages than boys are about money: Girls are taught to save, and boys are taught to build wealth.
Whew. We did it. We made it through February … what feels like the longest month of the year, the home of Seasonal Affective Disorder, the purgatory of dark mornings and early sunsets.
“How sexist will the media’s treatment of female candidates be? Rule out ‘not at all.’”)
The stats on the advancement of women in business can get pretty depressing: the number of female CEOs is declining, the gender pay gaps are barely moving.
It’s becoming an Ellevest tradition to take stock of the wins for women over the past year. And 2018 was quite a year for women.
Two weeks ago, we talked about the litany of issues that the stock market is fretting about. Recently, those have crystallized into one main thing: worries about a US trade war with China.
Well, a couple of weeks ago, Lean In and McKinsey that showed that, despite all the leaning we all did, there’s been no advancement of women in business. None, nada, nothing.