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Women in Economics

The 2019 Women in Economics Symposium will be from 3:30 to 8 p.m., Feb. 28th.

Learn more and register!

The event will feature:

  • Loretta Mester, president and chief executive officer at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
  • Amanda Bayer, professor of economics at Swarthmore College, and a leading researcher on the topic of diversity in economics
  • Kate Warne, principal and investment strategist at Edward Jones

Watch videos from the 2018 event, including Mary Daly's presentation “21st Century Economics: The Importance of You.”

Women in Economics Podcast Series

“Women in Economics,” a series in our Timely Topics audio channel, highlights prominent economists in this global profession.

Listen to interviews with:

  • Mary Daly, research director at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
  • Ellen Zentner, chief economist at Morgan Stanley
  • Claudia Sahm, section chief for consumer and community development at the Federal Reserve Board of Governors
  • Susan Feigenbaum, curators’ distinguished teaching professor in the department of economics at the University of Missouri-St. Louis
  • Paulina Restrepo-Echavarria, research economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
  • Loretta Mester, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland.
  • Fenaba Addo, assistant professor of consumer science at University of Wisconsin-Madison, and visiting scholar at the St. Louis Fed’s Center for Household Financial Stability.
  • Diane Swonk, chief economist and managing director at accounting firm Grant Thornton.

Women in Economics Symposium, Feb. 22, 2018

Women who study economics traveled from all over the country to the St. Louis Fed for the symposium. The event included a review of the research and data on women in economics, panels featuring women from various career fields who majored in economics, time to network and discuss career options, and unique perspectives from leaders in the field.

Watch videos from the event, including Mary Daly's presentation “21st Century Economics: The Importance of You” »

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Audience:   College, High School, Consumers, Middle School
Language:   English
Subjects:   Economics, STEM
Resource Types:   Video, Annual Conference