On March 7, New Yorkers woke to find that the iconic "Charging Bull" of lower Manhattan has company: A defiant young girl, feet planted firm with arms akimbo.
The new sculpture, by Kristen Visbal, was installed by asset management group State Street Global Advisors, in a bit of clever marketing well-timed for the March 8 celebrations of International Women's Day. It makes for a great photo op, and sends an important message about female empowerment.