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The Powerful Sign That Things Are Changing for Women

Well, we’ve just passed the tenth anniversary of the Lehman bankruptcy and the crescendo of the financial crisis, out of which came a long, slow recovery. Since then, the rich have gotten richer...

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Serena Williams’ $17,000 Truth Tax

Serena accused of receiving coaching, standing up for herself when she was given a warning, being penalized a point, fighting back, being penalized a game.

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What Wall Street Didn’t Learn From the Recession

We’re approaching the 10-year anniversary of the most convulsive part of the financial crisis: the implosion of Lehman Brothers and the subsequent Great Recession.

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We’re Defaulting to Investing in Men - Why?

We learn in Investing 101 that “diversification” is a key tenet of prudent investing: In other words, don’t put all of your eggs in one basket.

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What The Handmaid’s Tale and a Graduation Speech Have in Common

There have been two things that have moved me over the past couple of months...

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Here’s How The Change Will Happen

​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.

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That “Conventional Wisdom” Isn’t So Wise

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...

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“The Most Fun I’ve Ever Had” … Isn’t the Point

I’ll never forget a friend of mine being asked: “Is it fun to be an entrepreneur?” She was supposed to answer, “It’s the most rewarding thing I’ve ever done." Instead, she answered, “No.”

Forwomen

Why Does “for Women” Still Mean “Not as Good”?

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.

Investnewold

The Old Way of Investing vs. The New Way

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.

Diversity

The Secret to Diversity … Is Us.

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.

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Does My Harasser Want a Different World for His Daughter?

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.