In June, CNBC Make It explored Simmons' journey to becoming the youngest full-time female trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in a widely-circulated profile and video.
American women feel less sure.
"We have to build our confidence, so when we go into the room and we ask, we're not feeling disadvantaged," says Edwina Dunn.
Biased hiring managers see black job-seekers as less deserving of higher salaries, according to a new study.
Even a first lady can feel unworthy and inadequate.
"I'm at a point in my life where I have a responsibility to speak up for my community."
"In Congress, I will be focused on lifting up the voices of those in community."
"Never forget the hard work it took to get us here."
The millennial New Yorker is running on a platform of universal Medicare, tuition-free college and the abolition of ICE.
"What I found is that happiness and productivity are completely correlated," The Dots founder said last week.
In 2017, a State of Start-ups survey revealed that 78% of female founders had encountered or known somebody who'd dealt with sexual harassment at work.
"When April rolls around a lot of people make a big hooray about women's Equal Pay Day, and then forget that some women still haven't reached equality."
"With Hollywood, there is not a central HR department. There is so much gray area on what is appropriate work behavior."
"These findings are a wake-up call," said Jeremy Zimmer, CEO of United Talent Agency.