Last week [3 Jan], the Bank of England appointed two new external members to its Financial Policy Committee. The addition of Colette Bowe and Jayne-Anne Gadhia marks another milestone on the road to gender equality in Britain. But a critical examination of recent gender diversity reveals it has been asymmetrically distributed along racial lines, with women of colour and black women, in particular, left behind.
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By Ahmed Sule
Source: Financial Times
Unilever is kickstarting a global target to ensure that anyone who provides goods and services to the company earns at least a living wage or income, by 2030. In line with this, the company aims to spend €2 billion (US$2.4 billion) annually with suppliers owned and managed by women, under-represented racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities and LGBTQI+, by 2025.
An industry-backed collaboration has launched a program to provide scholarships, internships, mentorship, and leadership development for students pursuing STEM degrees at Historically Black Colleges and Universities.
Forbes presents its list of 100 most powerful women in the world currently.