Women of the S&P 500
Throughout American history women have fought hard to have access to the same opportunities as men. This is true for many sectors of the workforce, but it is especially true in business and finance. This week, we kick off Women’s History Month with an episode that dives into the history of women’s roles as leaders in corporate America. Tune in to find out how many women have held the CEO title for a company in the S&P 500 throughout history, how many currently hold the title, and more in this week’s FinCap Friday below:
Also be sure to check out the non-tech version which includes Kahoot questions to use with students:
About the Author: Yanely Espinal
Born and raised by Dominican, immigrant parents in Brooklyn, Yanely is a proud product of NYC public schools. She graduated from Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School in 2007 before going on to receive her bachelor’s degree at Brown University in 2011. As a Teach For America corps member, Yanely taught third and fourth grade in Canarsie, Brooklyn. She received her master’s degree from Relay Graduate School of Education in 2013. She spends her spare time making YouTube videos about personal finance on her channel, MissBeHelpful. Yanely also loves to dance, sew, paint, listen to podcasts, and babysit her soon-to-be 7 nieces and nephews!