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Women's Firsts in the Big Apple

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 01.17.2015 | Women
Jill S. Tietjen

When Joan Ganz Cooney decided to start the Children's Television Workshop, she was told that she could be the deputy, but that a man should be in charge. Her response was that if a man were in charge, she would not be involved

The Buck Stops Here

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 04.05.2014 | Business
Jill S. Tietjen

On February 1, Janet Yellen made "Her Story" when she became the Chair of the Federal Reserve Bank, the first female to hold that position. Many firsts for women in the financial services industry preceded Yellen's appointment.

The 'First Lady Of Wall Street' Was A Total Badass

Posted 09.20.2013 | Women

Muriel Siebert was seriously awesome. The "first lady of Wall Street" wasn't going to let a little sexism get in the way of her ambitions. In an in...

Wall Street's First Woman: Muriel Siebert

Natalie Pace | Posted 10.28.2013 | Business
Natalie Pace

Muriel "Mickey" Siebert, who passed away on Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, in Manhattan, is a legend on Wall Street. Needless to say, Siebert knew a thing or two about Wall Street, about bonds and about regulatory oversight (or lack thereof).

Remembering 'The First Lady of Wall Street,' Muriel Siebert

Nancy Armstrong | Posted 10.26.2013 | Business
Nancy Armstrong

Muriel Siebert certainly made her mark on American history. In 1967, after having her application rejected nine times, she succeeded in becoming the first woman to buy a seat on the New York Stock Exchange.

First Female Member Of New York Stock Exchange Dies

AP | DAVID PITT and MARLEY SEAMAN | Posted 10.25.2013 | Business

NEW YORK — Muriel "Mickie" Siebert, the first woman to become a member of the New York Stock Exchange, has died of complications of cancer at ag...

Women's History Month: Female Firsts

Kate Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kate Kelly

I started keeping a running list of some notable years when certain gender barriers were broken, and when I looked back I found that the list itself provided a fascinating snapshot of our country.

The Top 10 Women In Money

walletpop.com | Vera Gibbons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Elizabeth Warren. Suze Orman. Maria Shriver. Sheila Bair. These women -- and the remaining six on WalletPop's (unscientific) list of the TOP TEN WOMEN...

Great Houses of New York: The River Club, the Best Address, Part III

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Michael Henry Adams

Except for having no golf course, the River Club at 447 East 52nd Street is as close to a country club as one could find in the middle of New York City.

The Mines are Full of Canaries

Margaret Heffernan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Margaret Heffernan

We need a new guard, who know the system but didn't build it. Don't let anyone tell you they're not out there. They've been there for years.