Gender issues

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


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.


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


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.


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


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.


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


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.


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


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.


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


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?


Proof Wall Street Is Still a Boys' Club


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


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


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.


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


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.


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


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.