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
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