1 big thing: Women steer the economic recovery
Category: News & PoliticsVia: hallux • one week ago • 4 comments
By: Mike Allen - Axios
Other than lifting rocks, I've never known women to underperform men.
One big difference between 2021 and 2009: Many of the world's top economic officials this time around are women.
The big picture: Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen, Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo and U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai are front and center on U.S. efforts, Reuters reports .
- The European Central Bank is led by Christine Lagarde, the IMF by Kristalina Georgieva and the WTO by Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala.
- "[W]omen [run] finance ministries in 16 countries, and 14 of the world’s central banks," per Reuters