Women and Society

How a banking exec views opportunities for women

How one Minnesota banking exec views industry changes and opportunities for women By Hannah Mitchell When Angela O’Neill first entered the financial services industry in the 1990s, few women filled top roles, especially within commercial finance. However, through her perseverance, Angela has advanced to be a commercial and corporate banking leader and a champion for women and other underrepresented groups…

The Visionary Women Of Ukraine

Nobel Peace Prize Laureates Spotlight The Brave, Visionary Women Of Ukraine And Launch ‘Women Lead’ Campaign By Marianne Schnall Throughout history, women have played pivotal roles during turning points in their countries, all while bearing the specific impacts wars, conflicts and other upheavals have on their lives. The women of Ukraine facing the daily onslaught of the Russian invasion are…

Melinda Gates Wants to Create an Alternative to Silicon Valley

Melinda Gates Wants to Create an Alternative to Silicon Valley Billionaire Melinda French Gates wants to create an alternative to Silicon Valley: ‘To change it would be incredibly hard’ By Megan Sauer Melinda French Gates wants to shake up the tech industry, starting in Silicon Valley. The billionaire philanthropist told Fortune this week that the goal of her venture capital firm Pivotal…

15 Female Athletes Who Broke Barriers in Sports

15 Female Athletes Who Broke Barriers in Sports By Leesa Davis The sports world would be very different without any of the women mentioned on this list. It’s impossible to deny the significant accomplishments of these athletes, but many of them represent more than medals, trophies, and numbers on scoreboards.  These barrier-breaking women disrupted long-held traditions, particularly at a time…