The $10 Woman

The U.S. Treasury announced a woman will be featured on a new $10 bill, which got Cristen and Caroline wondering about women on currency around the world. And more importantly, does a woman's face on money really uplift gender equality?

Episode Sources:

"Woman's Portrait Will Appear on the $10 Bill"

"What Happened When the U.S. Decided to Put a Woman on Currency in 1978"

"A Woman on U.S. Bill? Martha Washington Did It"

"These 10 Countries Already Have Women on Their Currency"

"Women on 20s"

"Inside the Campaign to Get a Woman on the $20 Bill"

"Room for Debate: Putting a Woman on the $20"

"Saving Hamilton"

"Symbols on American Money"

"Why We Should Keep Harriet Tubman and Rosa Parks off the $20 Bill"


Academic Insights:

"Money as Mass Communication: U.S. Paper Currency and the Iconography of Nationalism." Josh Lauer. The Communication Review. Vol. 11, Iss. 2. May 24, 2008.

"The Meaning of Money." Michael Horsham. Eye. Winter 1991.

Topics in this Podcast: history, Money, gender discrimination, susan b anthony, pocahontas