video Meet the 24-year-old who's the youngest female broker in the New York Stock Exchange

Lauren Simmons, an equity trader for Rosenblatt Securities, is the youngest woman to be a full-time broker in the New York Stock Exchange. She's only the second African-American female broker in the Exchange's 226-year history. According to a 2017 study by Stanford University, men comprise 75% of the wealth management field and fill more than 80% of leadership roles.

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