The U.S. dollar will feature its first ever signature by a woman, Janet Yellen. And she won’t be alone.
Two women’s signatures appeared on US currency for the first time ever this week. On Nov. 8, bills with the signatures of Janet Yellen, the first female US Treasury secretary, and Marilynn Malerba, the first Native American US treasurer, were printed.
The development marked another advance for women in the male-dominated fields of finance and economics, and another notch in Yellen’s history as one of the most powerful economists in the world. Yellen has served as the chair of the Federal Reserve and head of the White House Council of Economic Advisors. FOR MORE