$2.5 trillion asset manager, State Street Global, has placed a statue of a 'defiant girl' in front of the Wall Street charging bull statue. For National Women's day, the company wanted send a message about diversity of gender in the workplace. Their hope is that the boards they target will have at least one female member of their boards.
Lori Heinel, State Street's debuty global chief investment officer said, "One of the most iconic images on Wall Street is the charging bull. So the idea of having a female sort of stand against the bull, or stand up to the bull, just struck us as a very clever but also creative and engaging way to make that statement."