By nearly every measure, women — and women of color in particular — have found themselves disproportionately affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. In the professional sphere, women lost more jobs than men during the nationwide shutdown. At home, they continue to bear more responsibility for childcare and homeschooling.
How has the pandemic exacerbated existing financial obstacles for women? What can be done to solve them? Join us as we discuss the unique challenges facing women during the pandemic and how to build a more equitable financial future.
Special guests Alicia Garza, Principal at Black Futures Lab and Co-founder of Black Lives Matter, Sallie Krawcheck, former Wall Street executive and co-founder and chief executive of Ellevest, a firm focused on closing the gender investment gap, and Bola Sokunbi, C.E.O. and founder of Clever Girl Finance. Hosted by Jessica Bennett, gender editor at large for The Times.