Items Tagged with 'mpower'


  • From HW Magazine

    The Path to Equality

    Is the mortgage industry doing enough to support women in the workplace?
    The financial world at large is experimenting with changing its workforce culture in ways not fathomable 10 years ago. For example, in 2011, the dress code for female workers at UBS came to light with unflattering results. In it, the Swiss bank instructed female employees on not just how to dress and how to smell, but also preached the importance for ladies to apply lotion after taking showers. Fast forward to today and fellow Swiss bank, Credit Suisse has now created an official role to boost equal opportunities and create a fair treatment environment. Has the American mortgage industry made similar progress?
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  • Time’s Up: Yes, it’s happening here, too

    How do we move forward?
    The #TimesUp and #MeToo movements have swept across the U.S. as more women begin to stand up and say no more. Within the mortgage industry, the topic has been able to stand in the shadows, and no one really knows how common the behavior actually is. That is, until now.
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  • mPower survey: 75% of women mortgage professionals experience sexual harassment

    "One is too many"
    As the #MeToo movement sinks its teeth in and rattles industry after industry, confronting a toxic culture of sexual misconduct and abuses of power, mPower, the women’s network arm of the Mortgage Bankers Association, surveyed its community members on the topic and learned that 75% of respondents had experienced at least one instance of sexual harassment in the workplace.
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