Gender issues

Chicago bank, ex-CEO tussle over job performance in discrimination case

04/13/17

Yman Vien says she lost her job at American Metro Bancorp because of her gender. The bank says the move was tied to poor decisions that led to a regulatory order in 2009.

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Square’s loans go mostly to women; women senior bank leaders still scarce

04/06/17

Though statistically women have trouble getting small business loans, Square's granting more than half its loans to women; latest numbers show only one in four bank senior execs are female.

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Be like BMO, not like the big banks, on gender diversity

03/31/17

Get Bank of Montreal's best tips for real results on gender diversity, then try not to get disheartened by other big banks. Plus: Amy Brady, Mary Navarro and Donna Demaio.

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Speaking 'male' and earning 'male' (aka 'goals')

03/23/17

B of A's Cathy Bessant and Michelle Moore have a few suggestions for women who want to advance and RBC's Janice Fukakusa sets a new pay benchmark for female executives. Plus, Bank of the West's Nandita Bakhshi and Citi's Yolande Piazza.

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RBC's Fukakusa sets pay benchmark for Canada's female bankers

03/17/17

Bay Street's highest-paid female banker set a new benchmark for women executives in the banking industry — though their ranks among the top wage earners remain thin.

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To err is human, to get fired for it … female

03/16/17

Financial advisers accused of misconduct are treated very differently depending on their gender, with women far more likely to get fired. Plus, what happens when a guy switches email signatures with his female coworker?

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Proof Wall Street Is Still a Boys' Club

03/15/17

A new study finds that, when it comes to truly celebrating women, Wall Street still has a long way to go.

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The Fearless Girl; Lessons from B of A's Smith, Bessant

03/09/17

State Street makes a statement with a statue of a girl staring down the Wall Street bull; Bank of America's Andrea Smith and Cathy Bessant share lessons learned early in their careers.

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Women chair U.S. trade groups; Canada grooming female CEOs

02/02/17

Dorothy Savarese and Rebeca Romero Rainey now chair two important trade groups … Mary Lynn Lenz, Patti Husic and Terry Jorde weigh in; Barclays CEO Jes Staley talks hiring diverse leaders and how to keep them; and more.

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Wall Street women march; UBS' new female-friendlier strategy

01/26/17

Wall Street women on what the Women's March meant to them; UBS implementing a more female-friendly approach to wealth management; Beth Mooney outlines post-merger ambitions; and more.

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