Diversity and equality

What tech managers can do about gender imbalance


There are several steps bankers can take to help create an environment that supports women in tech, an area historically dominated by men.


Eliminating unconscious bias from the workplace


Women should be offered tailored career development programs.


You don’t need to play golf to be a good networker


Women need to take charge of their own networking events.


It’s a ‘lonely walk’ to the top at FDIC for a woman of color


Arleas Upton Kea shares her 30-year journey to become the first African-American woman to serve as deputy to the FDIC chairman and chief operating officer.


The cost of being crass and a broken rung on the career ladder


Fisher Investments is out more than $1 billion following Ken Fisher’s controversial remarks at a conference. Where do men pull ahead of women in promotions? Right from the start. Plus, a girls’ high school soccer team makes national news.


Female CFOs brought in $1.8 trillion more than male peers


Within the first 24 months of appointing female CFOs, companies saw, on average, a 6% increase in profits and an 8% better stock return, compared to performance under male predecessors.


It takes every kind of people to make a good diversity effort


Employee programs need to embrace a wide range of groups including women, minorities and the LGBTQ community.


Stop marketing to women and start designing for them


Companies are turning off prospective customers and employees with misguided approaches.


Federal government an exemplar in promoting women


The financial industry should take notes from regulators that have diverse leadership.


Big banks need to stop tinkering with gender pay-gap data


Investors expect banks to be honest and transparent about employee wages.