Women making inroads on Wall Street, but still a long way to go

New York (AFP) – Pin-up photos and smutty jokes have long been commonplace on trading floors, but the finance world is gradually opening up to women — underlined by the arrival on Monday of Jane Fraser at the head of Wall Street banking flagship Citigroup. Her elevation marks “a milestone,” according to Lorraine Hariton, director of Catalyst, an organization that promotes women in the workplace.  “But there is also a long way to go,” she said.  Employment figures demonstrate the mountains that still have to be moved to achieve parity between men and women in the financial services sector.  Wo…

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