On the eve of International Women’s Day, the symbol of corporate America—Wall Street’s Charging Bull— was challenged with a bronze statue of a young girl, appropriately named “Fearless Girl.”
Fearless Girl was designed to represent the power of women today and tomorrow. Hands-on hips, chin high, she stands strong in a place the business community couldn’t ignore.
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Controversy followed after State Street was forced to pay $US5 million for allegedly underpaying women and minorities, though.