Will Allegations of Inequality at State Street Cast a Lasting Shadow Over Fearless Girl?

Advocates hope the campaign's message will endure the backlash

State Street Corp., whose subsidiary created Fearless Girl, will pay $5 million over gender inequality. Getty Images

This week’s news that State Street Corp. had agreed to a $5 million settlement over allegations that it underpaid hundreds of female and minority employees came as a shock to many within and beyond the marketing world.

@ktjrichards katie.richards@adweek.com Katie Richards is a staff writer for Adweek.
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