The first woman president of the NYSE would really rather not talk about her gender

"It wasn’t, for me, about breaking glass ceilings or breaking barriers, it was about accomplishing what I set out to accomplish.” Women are running for office in record numbers this year, and in the world of finance, they just scored a notable victory: The New York Stock Exchange is headed by a woman, Stacey Cunningham, for the first time in its 226 year history.

Intercontinental Exchange, which in 2013 bought the New York Stock Exchange for $8 billion, named the 43-year-old Cunningham president of the NYSE in May. She has spent...

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By: Vox - 7 days ago

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