#77 Fixes for Feminists in a Time of Trump: Sallie Krawcheck
Author, entrepreneur and - yes provocateur - Sallie Krawcheck is our guest. Her forthcoming 2017 book is "Own It: The Power of Women at Work." Sallie is CEO and Co-Founder of Ellevest, a digital investment platform and wealth management site for women.
For years, she has been well known as one of the most senior women on Wall Street and was called "the last honest analyst" by Fortune Magazine after the 2008 financial crisis. She has deep experience in "the biggest boys club in the world" - the financial industry, where 86% of investment advisers are men.
First off we talk about why the Trump Presidency could be good for feminists. “It’s (locker room talk) on the table now," she says. The infamous conversation with Billie Bush, and the widely discussed New York Times column "How Wall Street Bro Talk Keeps Women Down" are both "a really important wake up call."
Sallie lists the many benefits...