Contributor: Board of Governors

Little girl embracing her mom in her home office.
By Jennifer Fernandez
Explore the real stories of four women striving for work-life balance, as revealed through the Aspen Institute’s Women in the Economy survey. They share their ideas about how the economy might work better for women.
Shot of a young mother and young boy unpacking moving boxes while the father and toddler rest against the window with a sold sign in it.
By Gabriella Chiarenza
Homeownership is still a major way average families build wealth, and recent data show racial and ethnic homeownership gaps began to lessen slightly during the pandemic. Does this mean the racial wealth divide will shrink?
Dr. Niki vonLockette and Sergio Galeano
By Sergio Galeano
This podcast explores the challenges of labor market disparities and economic inequality. Dr. Niki vonLockette shares insights into systemic discrimination and policies for equal employment opportunities.
Disability, diversity and business meeting with staff, people or team communication, planning on corporate strategy, goal or mission for KPI.
By Jennie Blizzard
The Fed involves community development advisory councils to consider diverse perspectives from low-income communities when making decisions about monetary policy.
Andrew Dumont, Leilani Barnett, and Diane Bevan, Executive Director of the Idaho Women's Business Center and Idaho Hispanic Chamber at a recent Rural Success Summit hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
By Jennie Blizzard
The Fed’s Rural Learning Community (RLC) shares knowledge about what affects rural communities and how best to foster opportunity in rural areas.
Papia Dobrev and Sergio Galeano
By Sergio Galeano
The labor market has transformed since the previous Uneven Outcomes conference. In this interview, we catch up with Papia Debroy who shares more on the concept of “Skills Through Alternative Routes.”
Close up photo of male hands holding bill and pen and female hands hugging him while they doing home finances together online on a laptop computer in the kitchen.
By Dan Gorin
Small-dollar credit, like loans under $1,000, can help people handle unexpected expenses or income fluctuations. But affordable and accessible options are needed.
Townhouses featured on cover of the Survey of Household Economics and Decisionmaking
By Federal Reserve Community Development Staff
Previous and current Community Advisory Council Members discuss how Survey of Household Economics and Decionmaking (SHED) findings impact their communities and organizations.
Waitress serving drinks in local cafe
By Ellie Dries
Ensuring employee safety and health is vital for job satisfaction. Workplace hazards raise concerns about the effects on employee well-being.
Connecting Communities logo with a row of houses displayed in the background
By Fed Communities Staff
How did inflation affect families last year? Did trends shift in the use of emerging financial products? This recent discussion with the Federal Reserve Board of Governors explores findings from the Survey of Household Economics and Decisionmaking (SHED). Watch or listen on demand.