Overnight on the eve of International Women’s Day 2017, we placed Fearless Girl in New York’s financial district to ignite a conversation about the importance of gender diversity in corporate leadership.
She moved to her new home in 2018 in front of the New York Stock Exchange — continuing to inspire people around the world.
companies were identified for not having a woman on their board 1
companies of those identified have added a woman director 2
companies voted against in year six of the campaign 3
1 Since 2017 and the expansion of the policy in 2023.
2 Major indices in Australia, Canada, Europe, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore,United Kingdom, United States.
3 January 2022 -December 2022.
Source: State Street Global Advisors Asset Stewardship Team, December 31, 2022.
Celebrating Women Breaking the Glass Ceiling
On March 8th, 2021, we installed a broken glass ceiling surrounding Fearless Girl in New York to celebrate her 4th anniversary and International Women’s Day — symbolizing the many glass ceilings that women have shattered that continue to inspire all of us.
Her Home at the New York Stock Exchange
Fearless Girl moved from her original location in December 2018 and is now installed in front of the New York Stock Exchange, where she stands as a symbol of the power and potential of women in leadership.
Fearless Girl’s First Year Helped Reshape Corporate Boardrooms
In the year since State Street’s Fearless Girl statue started her showdown with Wall Street’s Charging Bull, the asset manager has faced a confrontation of its own in corporate boardrooms: pressing firms to add more women to their boards.
Fearless Girl Pays Tribute to the Life and Legacy of Justice Ginsburg
Ginsburg, who was the second-ever woman to sit on the Supreme Court, wore these collars not just emphasize the overdue feminine energy she brought to the court, but also to encode meaning into her dress a sartorial strategy practiced by powerful women throughout history.
Investor State Street Uses Financial Clout to Get More Women to the Top
Asset manager State Street Global Advisors, said it will pressure companies to provide more data about the number of women employed at all levels of management and will push for greater diversity at board level.
Lynn Blake on the Push for More Women on Boards
Lynn Blake, State Street Global Advisors executive vice president, discusses the lack of diversity on corporate boards with Bloomberg’s Julie Hyman, Scarlet Fu and Julia Chatterley on “What’d You Miss?”