Women’s Representation: The Slow Rise of Women to Top Finance Positions

Weekend Reading on Women’s Representation is a compilation of stories about women’s representation.

This week: the value of women leaders; Ngozo Okonjo-Iweala is the first woman and first African national to lead the World Trade Organization; Zimbabwe, Switzerland and The Netherlands’ progress toward gender parity; Boston’s nearly 200-year streak of white, male mayors is officially over; what to watch; and more.

Fulton County DA Fani Willis Is Holding Trump Accountable

As the historic second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump continues to unfold, District Attorney Fani Willis of Fulton County, Ga., is working to hold the former president accountable in her own jurisdiction.

“I’ve had to double my security. We’ve gotten a lot of comments. And they’re always racist. I don’t think it’s an insult to remind me I’m a Black woman. It’s a waste of their time.”