Insights

February 15, 2016

4 Reasons Not to Support Pay Equity

Unless you’ve been living off-the-grid in recent months, you’ve probably heard a lot about the gender pay gap. The topic has dominated headlines from the New York Times, to Fortune, to Freakonomics, to the Atlantic, to the Wall Street Journal-and was a point of discussion at the World Economic Forum in Davos.
January 1, 2016

Gender Equality as an Investment Concept

“The best clue to a nation’s growth and development potential is the status and role of women.” — David S. Landes, The Wealth and Poverty of Nations
November 23, 2015

Why I am a Male Feminist

As a male financial executive, I'’m well aware that I may not fit the mold of a typical feminist.1 So why have I made gender equality a core tenet of my professional life?
September 23, 2015

Women and Impact Investing

We often hear of a “gender gap” in politics. We’ll have to see what 2016 brings, but in the 2012 presidential election, women supported Barack Obama over Mitt Romney by 10 percentage points more than men did.
April 26, 2015

The Retirement Savings Crisis “Aha” …and Why It Really Matters

Here’s what we know: we know that the retirement savings crisis is enormous; by some estimates, Americans are under-saved by up to $14 trillion.1 We know that this number, as large as it is, may in fact be understated, because it assumes Social Security and Medicare solvency ...a big if.
February 19, 2014

Women Leading: Sallie Krawcheck on Investing in 2014

Video featuring Sallie Krawcheck, Chair, Pax Ellevate Management LLC and Business Leader, Ellevate Asset Management LLC
January 8, 2014
Driving Diversity

10 Ways to Improve Your Company’s Diversity Results

Ok, you understand the importance of diversity in your company. You've likely seen the research that points to better business results. Or maybe you intuitively recognize that your customer demographics are shifting, and this will help you address them. Or maybe you view this as a fairness issue, or any of dozens of other reasons.
December 10, 2013
Wall Street

Big Idea 2014: Investing Will Completely Change

This post is part of a series in which LinkedIn Influencers pick one big idea that will shape 2014. See all the ideas here. 2014 may […]
November 5, 2013
Dollar bill

The Top 10 Financial Mistakes Women Make

We all make mistakes. I’ve made more than my share. Here are the top 10 financial mistakes professional women make: 1) Letting your husband or partner manage the money without your involvement. Very 1968… and not in the cool, mod way.