Gender issues

OCC loses fintech charter case; Zuckerberg to defend Libra

10/23/19

A federal judge says the agency can’t issue national bank charters to fintechs; Facebook’s CEO will state his case at a House hearing.

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

10/21/19

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.

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Earnings season wraps up; Financial risks from climate change

10/18/19

The big five banks had divergent results; San Francisco Fed publishes 18 papers on the dangers posed to businesses and communities by climate change.

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CECL delay won’t end opposition; Positive side of BofA’s results

10/17/19

The banking industry will continue its fight against the credit-loss rule; the bank posted gains in consumer, wealth management and commercial lending.

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Citi rolls out ad campaign highlighting gender pay gap

10/10/19

The series of print, digital and billboard ads uses children of Citigroup employees to draw attention to the bank's own efforts to promote women to senior roles.

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Calling all allies: What women in banking say is key to progress

10/09/19

Bank executives at the Most Powerful Women in Banking and Finance gala stressed the importance of male allies in combating gender inequities.

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Bank executives seek allies in fight for gender equality

10/04/19

Speakers at the Most Powerful Women in Banking and Finance gala stressed the need to use their power to help the next generation of women as well as enlist others in seeking gender parity.

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On bravery: Bank of America's Cathy Bessant

10/03/19

Cathy Bessant, American Banker's Most Powerful Women in Banking, discussed the difference between fearlessness and bravery at the 2019 gala.

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Pay it forward: Citibank's Barbara Desoer

10/03/19

Speaking at American Banker's Most Powerful Women in Banking and Finance gala, Citibank's Barbara Desoer said many successful executives had help in getting to their positions, and should use their power to help others.

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Men have to be part of the solution: Citi’s Corbat on gender equality

10/03/19

In a speech at American Banker's Most Powerful Women in Banking and Finance gala, Citigroup chief Michael Corbat outlined several ways men can help combat bias against women.

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