Harvard’s Amaker on Future of College Sports, Standardized Tests

Aug.10 — In this edition of “Bloomberg Equality,” Scarlet Fu talks with Tommy Amaker, head coach of the Harvard University men’s basketball team, about the future of college sports amid the Covid-19 pandemic. Amaker also explains why he advocates the elimination of the ACT and SAT standardized testing requirements for players. They speak on “Bloomberg … Read more Harvard’s Amaker on Future of College Sports, Standardized Tests

PayPal Has Focuses on Pay Parity, Equality, EVP Says

Aug.06 — On this edition of “Bloomberg Equality,” Louise Pentland, executive vice president, chief business affairs and legal officer at PayPal Holdings Inc., discusses gender and racial inequality in the technology industry and her company’s initiatives to tackle these issues. She speaks with Haidi Stroud-Watts and Shery Ahn on “Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia.”

The Next CoD could be $70+

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David Rockefeller Fund Joins the Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance

Aug.03 — In this edition of “Bloomberg Equality,” Nili Gilbert, chair of the David Rockefeller Fund Investment Committee, discusses the foundation’s decision to join the United Nations-convened Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance, and the intersection of climate and social justice. She speaaks with Bloomberg’s Scarlet Fu on “Bloomberg Markets.”

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson Leading Group to Buy Bankrupt XFL Football League

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson will buy the assets of the bankrupt professional football league XFL as part of a group bid with his business partner Dany Garcia and Gerry Cardinale’s RedBird Capital Partners. The group is paying $15 million for substantially all of the assets of Alpha Entertainment LLC, the parent company of the XFL, … Read more Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson Leading Group to Buy Bankrupt XFL Football League

Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christies on covid-19 and the 2020 election (Full Stream 7/31)

As the Republican chief executive of a deep blue state and a U.S. presidential hopeful Chris Christie is no stranger to navigating partisan politics. He will discuss the three crises crippling the nation; the COVID-19 health pandemic, racial equality protests and the economic crisis. Christie joins Washington Post national political reporter Robert Costa for a … Read more Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christies on covid-19 and the 2020 election (Full Stream 7/31)

$2 Trillion March Stimulus Didn’t Reach All Americans

Jul.31 — Both Republicans and Democrats have a new stimulus bill, but there is a $2.5 trillion gulf between the two parties on how much they want to set aside on relief. The $2 trillion relief package that Congress passed in March ranks among the most aggressive in history, but this relief didn’t reach everyone. … Read more $2 Trillion March Stimulus Didn’t Reach All Americans

What Can the Fed Do to Promote Diversity at the Bank?

Jul.30 — On this edition of “Bloomberg Equality,” Michelle Holder, assistant professor of economist at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, discusses racial, ethnic and gender inequality in the U.S., and how the coronavirus outbreak is affecting the issues.  A former senior Federal Reserve economist, Claudia Sahm, levied a broad critique of her profession Wednesday, saying that … Read more What Can the Fed Do to Promote Diversity at the Bank?

Bezos’ ex donates $1.7 bln since split

MacKenzie Scott, ex-wife of Amazon.com Inc’s billionaire Chief Executive Jeff Bezos, donated $1.7 billion of her wealth in the past year to causes including racial equality, LGBTQ rights, public health and climate change, she said in a blog post on Tuesday. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from … Read more Bezos’ ex donates $1.7 bln since split

Greater Gender Diversity Matters for the Bottom Line: Matsui

Jul.29 — In this Bloomberg Equality segment, Kathy Matsui, Japan vice chair at Goldman Sachs, discusses the labor participation rate for women in Japan, how gender diversity matters for business performance and the need for role models. She speaks on “Bloomberg Markets: Asia.”

Portland: Protests against police brutality persist

US federal agents sent to Portland by President Donald Trump have again fired tear gas at protesters and made arrests. Demonstrators have rallied every night for eight weeks demanding racial equality and police reforms. Leaders in Oregon state say the agents are only making things worse. Al Jazeera’s Leah Harding reports. – Subscribe to our … Read more Portland: Protests against police brutality persist

From the ground up: Women in architecture

In many architectural schools across the world, women make up the majority of students. Yet why are so many buildings in cities and towns still being designed by men? In a special edition of ‘The 51 Percent’, we ask what will it take to construct a more balanced approach in the world of architecture. Our reporters visit … Read more From the ground up: Women in architecture