press & editorial



  • Teen Vogue: The U.S. Economy Benefits When We Center Black Women
  • Teen Vogue: Who was Dr. Sadie T.M. Alexander?
  • Slate : We Analyzed the Comments on the Atrocious “Dr. Jill Biden” Op-Ed
  • Teen Vogue: Economist Lisa Cook Being on Joe Biden’s Transition Team Is a Win for Black Girls
  • Fortune Magazine: Black Women are Missing from Corporate Leadership.
  • Newsweek Opinion: Academia Won't Survive without Black Scholars


  • Bloomberg: Biden Picks Show Priority to Lift Black, Low-Income Workers
  • Quartz: Janet Yellen’s evolution on equality makes her a perfect pick for US Treasury secretary
  • Washington Post: For female economists, Janet Yellen’s treasury secretary nomination marks another inspiring first
  • Bloomberg: Biden Fills Economic Posts With Experts on Systemic Racism
  • Business Insider: Nearly 900,000 women left the American workforce in August.
  • Bloomberg: Stop Waiting for Capitalism to Cure Inequality
  • Capitalisn’t: Why a lack of diversity is hurting economics
  • ASAPScience Sidenote Podcast: WTF is Economics?
  • Marketplace: The pipeline problem for Black Women in Economics
  • Ologies with Alie Ward: BlackAFinSTEM with various Ologists
  • The Verge: How one viral video sparked a Black birders movement online
  • CNN: These Black nature lovers are busting stereotypes, one cool bird at a time
  • Slate: How Wikipedia Became a Battleground for Racial Justice
  • New York Times: A Year After a #MeToo Reckoning, Economists Still Grapple With It
  • Smithsonian Magazine: #BlackBirdersWeek
  • Built In Chicago: #ShutDownSTEM Movement Co-Founded by UChicago Scientist Goes Global
  • The Associated Press: African Americans point to racial biases in economics
  • The Economist: Economists are discussing their lack of diversity
  • Fortune Magazine: 19 Black economists to celebrate and know, this Juneteenth and beyond
  • The Stanford Daily: Why are there so few Black and Latinx students in our economics classes?
  • On the Evidence: Building the Pipeline of Black Women in Economics
  • Wall Street Journal: Economics Profession Turns Attention to its ‘Race Problem’