Wall Street legend Muriel Siebert, a trailblazer for women in finance, died Saturday at the age of 80. Known as “Mickie”, she was the first woman to own a seat on the New York Stock Exchange in 1967 and later became New York State’s first female superintendent of banking. We pay tribute to her today by celebrating her epic career, pioneering spirit and tireless advocacy for women.
In December 2011, on the 44th anniversary of her historic NYSE seat purchase, WYSK did a profile of Mickie (a.k.a. “First Woman Of Finance”) highlighting her impressive role as a female leader in the financial industry, which did not come without its challenges. Click here to read the full feature.