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efinancialcareers: Women in banking: “Male bankers get all the top jobs”

efinancialcareers, April 12, 2022, Women in banking: “Male bankers get all the top jobs”

It’s frustrating. The nature of this industry is simply that there are fewer women at managing director level. I have had to fight to get to this position – there are many occasions where male colleagues who were more lazy than me were given information and I was kept out of the loop. I have always had to fight to stay on top of things, and now I am suffering in my job search from something intangible.

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Redlining and Neighborhood Health

Before the pandemic devastated minority communities, banks and government officials starved them of capital.

Lower-income and minority neighborhoods that were intentionally cut off from lending and investment decades ago today suffer not only from reduced wealth and greater poverty, but from lower life expectancy and higher prevalence of chronic diseases that are risk factors for poor outcomes from COVID-19, a new study shows.

The new study, from the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) with researchers from the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee Joseph J. Zilber School of Public Health and the University of Richmond’s Digital Scholarship Lab, compared 1930’s maps of government-sanctioned lending discrimination zones with current census and public health data.

Table of Content

  • Executive Summary
  • Introduction
  • Redlining, the HOLC Maps and Segregation
  • Segregation, Public Health and COVID-19
  • Methods
  • Results
  • Discussion
  • Conclusion and Policy Recommendations
  • Citations
  • Appendix

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