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Woman Crush Wednesday: Change is Coming

Secretary of the Treasury (and all-around smarty pants badass) Janet Yellen is already making her mark at the US Mint. Madame Secretary is making changes to our change by releasing the first designs for the American Women Quarters program, which will honor 20 groundbreaking American ladies on US quarters minted between 2022 and 2025. TheContinue reading “Woman Crush Wednesday: Change is Coming”

No, She’s Not the Kitchen Help

Black people make up about 13% of the American population, meaning black women are approximately 7.5%. Not a huge number, but also not insignificant. And yet the percentage of S&P 500 companies with a black woman in the top spot is currently… checks the math… 0%. No, I didn’t forget a digit there; not aContinue reading “No, She’s Not the Kitchen Help”

Lift up your Mojitos ‘Cause She Manages the Mint!

On Monday Dr. Janet Yellen was confirmed by the Senate as the first woman in our nation’s 245 year history to be Secretary of the Treasury (a job many of us now know was first done by Alexander Hamilton, thank you musical theater). After I celebrated her nomination on Facebook, it was brought to myContinue reading “Lift up your Mojitos ‘Cause She Manages the Mint!”