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.
Since the launch of our Fearless Girl® campaign in 2017:
companies were identified for not having a woman on their board
companies of those identified have added a woman director
companies voted against in year five of the campaign
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