Omega Women's Leadership Center

Omega: You’ve noted that the gains of feminism in achieving gender equality interact in contradictory ways with growing economic inequality. What is the most urgent role of feminism going forward? 

Stephanie:...

Omega: You say marriage has changed more in the past 30 years than in the past 3,000 years. You’ve said that the very traits that make marriage in our contemporary society more rewarding have also made it less stable. How so?...

What does it mean to be a man or woman today?  What will it mean in the future? How can we grow out of old roles that stifle us? How can we move from a culture of violence to a culture of care? How can we transcend what we have now to a world in...

We would like to believe that attention is infinite, but it isn’t. That is why multitasking is a misnomer. The brain can focus only on one thing at a time. We take in information sequentially. When we...

Omega: You spent 15 years working as an analyst, portfolio manager, and client relations executive. How did that experience inspire you to rethink financial health and investment?

Manisha: It was two...

Omega: What inspired you to work with women?

Manisha: The focus on women came about in two different ways. The raw, stark data is that women earn less money than men on the dollar. We spend more years out...

“There are some people who live in a dream world, and there are some who face reality; and then there are those who turn one into the other.” — Douglas Everett

When I was in the eighth...

Omega: What’s the best financial advice you have ever received?

Manisha: If you don’t understand it, keep asking until you do.

I think it’s particularly true in finance, where there are so many...

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