Another Wall Street movie is coming.
This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. Since these women, who began their careers in the s, faced blatant discrimination and barriers to advancement, they created formal and informal associations to bolster one another's careers.
In this important historical ethnography, Melissa S.
Fisher draws on fieldwork, archival research, and extensive interviews with a very successful cohort of first-generation Wall Street women.
She describes their professional and political associations, most notably the Financial Women's Association of New York City and the Women's Campaign Fund, a bipartisan group formed to promote the election of pro-choice women. Fisher charts the evolution of the women's careers, the growth of their political and economic clout, changes in their perspectives and the cultural climate on Wall Street, and their experiences of the financial collapse.
While most of the pioneering subjects of Wall Street Women did not participate in the women's movement as it was happening in the s and s, Fisher argues that they did produce a "market feminism" which aligned liberal feminist ideals about meritocracy and gender equity with the logic of the market.Wall Street Women tells the story of the first generation of women to establish themselves as professionals on Wall Street.
Since these women, who began their careers in the s, faced blatant discrimination and barriers to advancement, they created formal and informal associations to bolster one another's careers.
Sellers said that with its ethos of raunchy humor and other “shared values” among men at the top, Wall Street is an unusually tough place for women looking to get ahead.
Last week, several prominent women in European finance (all of whom were recently named to the FN Most Influential Women in Finance list) were asked (in an interview posted on The Wall Street Journal website) for their views on gender quotas.
And many spoke out against them.
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Jane Newton Managing Partner and Wealth Advisor RegentAtlantic Founder, RegentAtlantic Wall Street Women Forum Not long ago, Jane Newton used to .