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Taina Bien-Aimé, Executive Director of COATW

Taina Bien-Aimé may have hit the jackpot when it comes to being a minority in an old boys’ club: A black, gay, pregnant woman, crusading for social justice and women’s rights at a Wall Street firm 20 years ago.


Taina Bien-Aimé may have hit the jackpot when it comes to being a minority in an old boys’ club: A black, gay, pregnant woman, crusading for social justice and women’s rights at a Wall Street firm 20 years ago. Unexpected as this sounds, it was all part of her plan to understand power structures at their root and upend them. Once she became a mother, her passions didn’t change, but her job trajectory did — and while the challenges to her work-life equation still exist and the financial compromise is real, she wouldn’t have it any other way.