Part polemic, part practical guide combining feminism and finance on the subject of why women are poorer than men.
Annabelle Williams is a journalist and editor who specialises in investing, economics and consumer affairs. Previously a columnist at The Times, Williams has appeared on live TV, radio and panel debates talking about her passion for the finance inequality between genders. Why Women Are Poorer Than Men and what we can do about it is her first book.
Annabelle Williams uncovers the realities of money in the modern
world, and what exactly we can do about the fact that women are
poorer than men * Stylist *
Williams' book goes beyond talks of glass ceilings and gender pay gaps to a more nuanced look at the institutional oppression faced by women on a daily basis * Dazed *
It is refreshing to see Williams challenge well-worn sexist myths . . . These debates are now greatly enriched thanks to Williams' contribution, democratic style and energetic lightness of touch * i *
Tells us how to fight to be a financial feminist * Daily Mail *
Essential reading for all serious feminists and 'femanists' and an important reminder that a lack of female leadership and representation at the top leads to an economic gender equality that affects all women, whatever their income level or role in society * Gill Whitty-Collins, author of Why Men Win At Work *
Williams is passionate in her mission to educate women about finance... the great strength of this book comes from her generosity of spirit and desire to share her considerable financial expertise, providing a practical, democratic, user-friendly guide to the world of finance * i *
Annabelle Williams demolishes the idea that women are just worse at negotiating pay, or choose low-wage industries * The Times *
Sets out to get to the bottom of why the modern world is rigged unfairly in men's favour. * Stylist *