A Woman To Appear on US$10 Bill By 2020, Women in Bitcoin To Receive More Recognition?

A Woman To Appear on US$10 Bill By 2020, Women in Bitcoin To Receive More Recognition?

One thing that can be said about the financial world is that it is mostly dominated by males in every aspect. Even though there are plenty of powerful and smart women in the financial sector, they often get overlooked by their male counterparts. But that situation is about the change, as, for the first time in over a century, there will be a female on the US$10 dollar bill in 2020. The year 2020 is not picked at random, as this date will mark the 100-year anniversary of the passing of the 19th United States Amendment. You may know the 19th Amendment for its most important aspect of giving....


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