women in business

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Status of NC women varies dramatically by county

March 29. The NC Department of Administration’s Council for Women and Youth Involvement released the 2022 Status of Women in North Carolina: Poverty and Opportunity Report. Among the key findings: NC women earn a median income of $36,400 and an average of $8,600 less than men. Produced in partnership with the Institute for Women’s Policy […]

First woman appointed to Peoples boards of directors

Sept. 24. Kimberly Boyd-Leaks has been named to the boards of directors of Peoples Bancorp of North Carolina and wholly owned subsidiary, Peoples Bank. She is currently the executive vice president, chief banking support officer at the bank and is responsible for human resources, marketing, learning & development, call center, retail sales support and customer […]


Unemployment hurting women more than men

Aug. 19. In late 2019, a headline in The Hill trumpeted the fact that women made up the majority of the workforce. What a difference a little more than six months makes. A recent LaborIQ analysis conducted by ThinkWhy noted that, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics May 2020 numbers, women’s unemployment rate stood at 14.3% versus 11.9% […]