Tag Archives : women on Wall Street

Film & Television

Examining a High-Stakes World of Inequity in ‘Equity’

By Alexandra MacAaron
By Alexandra MacAaron

What makes 'Equity' particularly interesting — and probably broadens its appeal — is the fact that it’s less a women’s movie than a movie whose main characters happen to be women. At its core is a suspenseful story that could be about Wall Street wizards of any gender. But, within that story, the movie does explore several intriguing feminist themes.

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Money & Careers

Wall Street’s Top Woman Axed; Writer/Attorney Liberated by Sally Hemings Book; If Not Red Wine, Grape Juice Will Do; Tips on Keeping Sane in Woolly Times

By Womens Voices for Change
From Brown v. Board to reclaiming Thomas Jefferson's other kids. Tomorrow, September 24th, WVFC readers in the Philadelphia area may want to stop by the Central Branch of the Free Library, to meet a groundbreaking writer telling a perhaps essential American story: Presidential scholar and Professor of Law at New York Law School, Annette Gordon-Reed is the author of Thomas…
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Money & Careers

The Woman Who Predicted The Mortgage Crisis Goes On The Record About The Future

By Womens Voices for Change
A WVFC interview with Deutsche Bank’s Karen Weaverby Elaine Lafferty We kept hearing about this woman named Karen Weaver (left), a top Wall Street analyst, who correctly sounded the alarm three years ago about the subprime mortgage crisis that has shaken the global economy (PDF) to its core. If only Wall Street and the banking industry had listened. Today, Weaver…
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