Diversity and equality

Wall Street's bad reaction to #MeToo, Kraninger in at the CFPB, BofA women making moves

12/06/18

Men on Wall Street are taking a cue from Vice President Mike Pence by refusing to dine one-on-one with women; Coinbase is offering fertility benefits; and Bank of America executive Katy Knox gets a promotion.

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Introducing Women in Banking: Next (and how to apply)

12/03/18

Recognize high-achieving women in the pipeline and celebrate diversity across the industry. Nominate a female executive under age 40 for Most Powerful Women in Banking: Next.

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Overhaul CRA? Why not eliminate it?

12/03/18

Regulators are considering reforms to the Community Reinvestment Act, but it’s not clear that the law is needed anymore.

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Why women keep leaving banking

11/01/18

Here are some strategies to improve the retention of women across the industry, says one former bank executive.

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A new female CEO at a top 50 bank and an unexpected exit at BofA

10/31/18

One of the country’s 50 largest banks hires a female CEO, making JPMorgan Chase’s Kelly Coffey only the third woman in that exclusive club. Bank of America’s Michelle Moore exits the workforce. And sexual harassment prompts a walkout at Google.

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Deutsche CEO puts management on blast; Chinese banks use lie detectors

10/29/18

Christian Sewing calls out the German bank's senior managers for using rumors of a merger with Commerzbank to excuse poor performance; banks in China begin using smartphones to pick up on lie-detecting facial tics.

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Portrait of a Goldman Sachs executive as a political wife

10/23/18

Goldman Sachs’ Heidi Cruz takes some flak for comments she made in an interview about her other job — as the wife of U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz. Goldman's Dina Powell turns down a chance to be the next Nikki Haley. And a lawsuit against the American Bankers Association calls it a “boy’s club.”

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How more women can get on bank boards

10/18/18

Despite obstacles that keep women from being equally represented in the boardroom, there are steps they can take to close the gap.

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At BofA, diversity meetings seen as 'huge priority' for Moynihan

10/17/18

"He hasn't missed any of our diversity and inclusion councils in 10 years. It starts with him and trickles down," Sheri Bronstein, the bank's global human resources executive, said.

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There’s no excuse: Banks need to diversify their hiring

10/16/18

Financial institutions can take steps to ensure they’re employing more women and people of color, including looking outside of the sector for talent.

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