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President Obama Nominates Janet Yellen to Head the Federal Reserve

President Obama announces Janet Yellen's nomination for Federal Chair today.

If confirmed, Yellen, who currently serves as vice chair of the Federal Reserve, would be the first female chair of the United States’ central banking system.

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Fed Chair Battle Reveals Need for More Women in Economic Policy-Making

Currently, far fewer women than men are pursuing PhD programs in economics or policy-making positions in general—gaps that dilute or completely exclude women’s experiences in economic policy-making debates.

Currently, far fewer women than men are pursuing PhD programs in economics or policy-making positions in general—gaps that dilute or completely exclude women’s experiences in economic policy-making debates.

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