NCUA awards $75K in mentoring grants


A trio of small credit unions designated as minority depository institutions have been matched with larger institutions to improve outreach to low-income and underserved consumers.


How fintech mentorships have adapted during the pandemic


The days of meeting with mentors and pitching investors in person are at least temporarily over, but fintech incubators, accelerators and boot camps are finding creative ways to replicate these valuable experiences online.


Coronavirus stress tests strength of women’s network


In a still male-dominated industry, does the network help attract and keep more women at the firm? CEO Shirl Penney says yes and has the results to prove it.


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.


Pipeline pressure and other highlights from the 2018 Most Powerful Women gala


Women in the pipeline get some attention from a room full of top banking industry executives celebrating the Most Powerful Women rankings. California is the first to impose a quota requiring companies to increase the number of women on boards, and the Fortune 500’s newest female CEO starts today.


Julia Britton: Embracing new roles at HSBC with C-suite in mind


Britton has an important job now, supporting the CIO for one of HSBC's most important regions, but she hopes to someday be a regional chief operating officer, or perhaps even a CEO.


Jessica Seidlitz: A champion for diversity at Charles Schwab


Working closely with her boss, Marie Chandoha, Seidlitz is on a mission to recruit and retain more female asset managers.


Christina Hamlin: Shaping marketing strategy at Citizens Bank


Hamlin caught the attention of the bank's senior leaders when she oversaw the successful launch of a checking product. Now she sits at the center of every major marketing initiative.