News for Women in Finance
Newsletter No.29

Feature Article
We are so pleased to announce the results of the 2017 Campaign. Thank you to all of our WIF Affiliates for your support and participation.

STA Supports Women Vets
Markets Media, 5/24/17

On May 18th, the STA WIF Initiative completed its 2017 charitable spring campaign raising over $10.7K for our women veterans.  Starting on April 27th for four weeks, STA affiliates united across the nation to shed light on our women warriors.

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News Highlights 
How to Raise a Feminist Son
New York Times, Claire Cain Miller & Illustrations by Agnes Lee, 6/1/17

We’re now more likely to tell our daughters they can be anything they want to be — an astronaut and a mother, a tomboy and a girlie girl. But we don’t do the same for our sons.

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The Tech Industry’s Missed Opportunity: Funding Black Women Founders
Fast Company, BÄRÍ A. Williams, 5/25/17

This is a tale of two tech startups.

    ‘X-Files’ Actress Gillian Anderson Explains Why She Admires Jessica Chastain’s Equal Pay Crusade
    Fortune, Ismat Sarah Mangla, 5/19/17

    Gillian Anderson may have shot to fame in the 1990s playing FBI special agent Dana Scully on The X-Files, but she’s become even more of a feminist icon since, renowned for playing smart, complicated women like Stella Gibson on The Fall and serving as a vocal champion of women in real life.

    Mothers Are Paid Less Than Fathers in Every State and at Every Education Level
    The Cut, Dayna Evans, 5/22/17

    A new study released today by the National Women’s Law Center explains the reasons for needing a Mothers’ Equal Pay Day in the first place. At every education level and in every state, mothers are paid less than fathers. On average, a mother makes about 71 cents to a father’s dollar. (That’s 9 cents below the current national average for all women compared to all men.)

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    Upcoming Events

    WILD NYC - Changes in Washington and the Regulatory Landscape
    There's still time to RSVP and join WILD NYC for an evening of engaging discussion with the following speakers:

    Lita Frazier, VP, Governmental Relations, CBOE

    Paul Jiganti, IMC and Chair of SIFMA's Listed Options Trading Committee 

    JJ Kinahan, Chief Strategist, TD Ameritrade

    Wednesday, June 7, 2017
    Check-in: 5:30 p.m. 
    Event Begins: 6:15 p.m. 

    Location: Capco
    77 Water St
    10th floor
    New York, NY 10005

    This event is free for 2017 WILD Members and $40 for non-members

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