BiG Tips: Historically and still today, women often face structural and societal impediments in our financial (eg gender pay gaps, superannuation), legal and financial systems. Below are some articles, resources and organisations that highlight and suggest ways to remedy some of these inequalities. I hope awareness and understanding these helps both men and women continue to make things a little fairer.
One of many™ Website, Blog, Podcast. They claim [to be] “women leading the change they want to see in the world”. Some of their stuff:[Podcast] WTW What’s the Worst That Can Happen to Clare Josa, Expert on Impostor Syndrome, Suzanne Dibble, She says: “Clare Josa has been a leadership mentor since 2003. She’s the author of eight books, including Dare To Dream Bigger and Ditching Imposter Syndrome. As well as helping small business owners to overcome imposter syndrome, Clare does a lot of training in large corporates, and helps them to achieve things like better team performance and closing the gender pay gap. In this episode, Clare shares the legal challenges she’s faced in her business, including corporations using her lead magnets within their training programmes without paying for rights to license them. Suzanne addresses the issue of “Scope Creep”, how it’s impacting Clare’s business in a negative way, and what Clare can do about it. Suzanne also shares her thoughts on how to get a corporate client to stop delaying on signing your contract. Thanks in part to Suzanne and her Legal Academy, Clare has all her legal issues covered. But even so, the show wouldn’t be complete without the terrifying hypothetical: What would be the utmost worst that could happen to Clare in her business surrounding defamation and copyright infringement?
Ellevest (USA) They say: “A new way to money Invest, bank, and do more for your career. Ellevest was built by women, for women. The financial industry wasn’t.. Ellevest is a financial company on a mission to get more money in the hands of women… Founded in 2014, Ellevest is led by CEO and Wall Street veteran Sallie Krawcheck, who realized that financial products weren’t serving women. Ellevest’s monthly membership provides access to personalized investing tools, banking services, coaching expertise, and learning resources. Ellevest also offers Private Wealth Management for those looking to invest [US] $1M or more. The company is made up of a diverse team from product, engineering, design, and finance backgrounds. In 2018 and 2019, Ellevest was named to LinkedIn’s list of top start-ups and CNBC’s Disruptor 50 list..”