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“I Put My Head Down and Charge” — Muriel (Mickey) Siebert

Muriel "Mickey" Siebert

If you work in financial services, you are well acquainted with the legendary Muriel (Mickey) Siebert. If you don’t, then let me introduce you to this great woman who died last month.

She left a lasting legacy in her industry and for women who followed in her footsteps.

Breaking Barriers

Mickey was the first woman to own a seat on the New York Stock Exchange, first woman Superintendent of Banking in New York State, and a pioneer in discount brokerage. She mentored countless women. Mickey relished breaking down barriers, which she did routinely. Her New York Times obituary wrote that she once explained her strategy for dealing with obstacles: “I put my head down and charge.” Read More→