Happy #IWD2017! Here’s a roundup of some notable stories and inspiration from women around the world. How are you celebrating today?
An asset management firm installs a defiant girl statue in front of Wall Street bull, sending a powerful message to women and girls everywhere. State Street Global Advisors installed the statue as part of its campaign to pressure companies it invests in to add more women to their boards. (via Business Insider UK)
An Ohio Bookstore Flips Male-Authored Books, Displaying Them Spine-Out On Shelves (via HeatSt.com)
The FT is launching a new ranking for champions of women’s careers. Nominations are open to both women and men, in the UK and internationally. The list will be published 27 September, the same day as FT’s Women at the Top Conference. To nominate a champion, go to www.out-standing.org/heroes/ by May 5.
And from Twitter:
— Vernon Coaker MP (@Vernon_Coaker) March 8, 2017
— ♀ womens art (@womensart1) March 8, 2017