Gender issues

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


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.


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


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.


Mary Meeker's audacious goal, Wells Fargo's gender drama and Goldman's new partners


Wells Fargo explains to the "girls" that there really is no gender bias, but that guy is retiring, OK? Rana Yared is one of Goldman Sachs' 18 new female partners. And Mary Meeker sets a huge target for the venture capital firm she'll create to invest in tech startups.


Blankfein met accused 1MBD fraudster; UBS hit on two fronts


The former Goldman CEO is said to be the unnamed executive at a meeting with Asian financier; the bank faces multibillion-dollar penalties in two countries.


Portrait of a Goldman Sachs executive as a political wife


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.”


Gender gap in financial services affects pay, family leave, promotion


The gap in attitudes and outlook on gender inclusion is wide enough that women and men in financial services often have entirely different takes on gender in the workforce, with men much more likely to have an outsized positive view on progress in gender inclusion.


Ex-ABA employee sues group, alleging discrimination


A former employee of the banking trade group is accusing some of its executives of allegedly creating a “boy’s club” atmosphere that discriminated against women and minorities on staff.


Lifetime achievement: Barclays’ Barbara Byrne


For her trailblazing career on Wall Street, Byrne will be honored on Thursday at American Banker’s Most Powerful Women in Banking gala in New York.


Inside Mel Watt’s #MeToo moment


The House Financial Services Committee is examining sexual harassment charges against FHFA director Watt. American Banker reporter Hannah Lang offers her take.


Women in banking: Advice on getting ahead from top JPMorgan execs


Always speak up, own your mistakes, let somebody else plan that office celebration and other tips from four women on JPMorgan Chase’s operating committee.