Wealth of Women

Katrine Marçal
A feminist take on economics and business
Created 26 Jan 2021
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  • Emily Ratajkowski is both capital and capitalist
    12 Nov 2021 • 2 min read • 4 0
    Get my book "Mother of Invention" The supermodel Emily Ratajkowski has written a book. It is called “My body”. It’s just out and it’s being discussed A LOT. Some people see it’s a memoir of a straight...
  • Why almost every world leader at COP26 is male
    05 Nov 2021 • 2 min read • 6 0
    Get my book "Mother of Invention" Today we really need to talk about THIS. THIS, as you might have already seen, is a photo of the world leaders who have been negotiating the future of our planet at t...
  • Why amazing parental leave won't set women free
    30 Oct 2021 • 2 min read • 4 0
    Get my book Mother of Invention There’s a story of an American tourist visiting Stockholm. After an afternoon walking around the Swedish capital she turns to her Swedish host and asks: - Hey, what’s u...
  • What to say to men who brag about how much they work
    22 Oct 2021 • 2 min read • 12 2
    Get my book "Mother of Invention" I don’t know how much you follow British politics. But there used to be this guy advising Boris Johnson called Dominic Cummings. Benedict Cumberbatch played him in a ...
  • Why most chefs are men while cooking at home is still seen as women’s work
    15 Oct 2021 • 2 min read • 13 4
    Get my book "Mother of Invention!" Two different readers of this newsletter brought up the same question this week: how can cooking still be seen as women’s work while most professional chefs are men?...
  • Do women earn less because they choose the wrong degrees?
    08 Oct 2021 • 2 min read • 7 0
    Get my book "Mother of Invention" “Women earn less because they choose the wrong degrees, study finds” a headline in the Telegraph stated the other day. It made many people angry. Because what many pe...
  • It's not Bill Gates vs. Greta Thunberg!
    01 Oct 2021 • 1 min read • 10 1
    Get my book "Mother of Invention" “You can think of it as Bill versus Greta”. That’s what Steven Pinker said to The Guardian this week about the debate on climate change. “Bill” in this case is Bill G...
  • The career advantages I have had BECAUSE I'm a woman
    24 Sep 2021 • 2 min read • 5 0
    Get my book Mother of Invention! When I was 26 I was offered a rather big media job with a correspondingly big salary and all the trimmings. I turned it down. It wasn’t for me. At the time it rather p...
  • Why the robots might be coming for the men - not the women
    16 Sep 2021 • 2 min read • 6 0
    Get my book "Mother of Invention"! In his new book “Exponential” Azeem Azhar tells a story about a bear. Two friends (Fred and Indrek) are hiking in the mountains, they need a rest and stop to take of...
  • The ABBA reunion and what it taught me about openness around money
    09 Sep 2021 • 2 min read • 12 1
    Get my book Mother of Invention! Last week I was at the BIG ABBA ANNOUNCEMENT in East London. There was a lot of secrecy around it. The big NEWS turned out to be the reunion of the band. The first ABB...
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