Which organization commissioned the “Fearless Girl” statue that stood in a stare down with Wall Street’s “Charging Bull” statue ahead of International Women’s Day 2017?
State Street Global Advisors
One day before women’s marches would break out across the U.S. on International Women’s Day, New York City’s Wall Street had a small change that made a big impact on social media.
State Street Global Advisors, the investment division of Boston-based State Street Corp., commissioned the “Fearless Girl” bronze statue, which stands and faces Wall Street’s iconic “Charging Bull.” The firm hopes to bring attention to the shortage of female corporate board members. What better way to kick off gender equality conversations for the worldwide day to commemorate achievements by women? Source: The Boston Globe.
State Street Global Advisors is the investment management division of State Street Corporation and the world’s third largest asset manager, with more than $2.4 trillion in assets under management as of 30 June 2014