Nov 04, 2021
FinCap Friday

FinCap Friday: Women in the C-Suite

In a historic IPO, Rent the Runway made headlines over the past week for being the first to have all women leadership in the C-suite. Now the question that many are asking is: "Why is it so rare for women leaders to get this kind of support?" Dive into this week's episode of FinCap Friday below to learn about this historic event, the goal of the company and what some of the statistics around funding for women-led companies have been over the past few years when it comes to venture capital firms in the US.

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Check out all of our FinCap Friday episodes here. They're not date-dependent so any of the 135+ in our catalog dating back to August 2018 may work throughout the coming year!

About the Author

Yanely Espinal

Born and raised by Dominican, immigrant parents in Brooklyn, Yanely is a proud product of NYC public schools. She graduated from Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School in 2007 before going on to receive her bachelor's degree at Brown University in 2011. As a Teach For America corps member, Yanely taught third and fourth grade in Canarsie, Brooklyn. She received her master's degree from Relay Graduate School of Education in 2013. She spends her spare time making YouTube videos about personal finance on her channel, MissBeHelpful. Yanely also loves to dance, sew, paint, listen to podcasts, and babysit her soon-to-be 7 nieces and nephews!

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