"Fearless Girl" is getting a new home. The statue near Wall Street that has become a global symbol of female can-do business spirit will be moved from her spot facing the "Charging Bull," per the AP. She won't be going far, however: CNN reports the statue will be moved about three blocks away and will face the New York Stock Exchange building. The ponytailed girl in a windblown dress became a tourist magnet last spring when the artwork popped up confronting the famous bull that was a symbol of the American financial resilience in the wake of the 1987 stock market crash.
State Street Global Advisors, the financial services firm that installed the "Fearless Girl" statue in March 2017, said Thursday that it will be moved by the end of the year. "Fearless Girl" was designed to call attention to a State Street initiative to increase the number of women on corporate boards. (The firm behind the statue had to pay an ironic fine.)