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Gender Diversity


Financial Services Leadership: Demographics and the Glass Ceiling

The pioneering businesswoman Barbara Roberts examined how far women in finance have come in the last 50 years and presented some surprising research about where things may be heading today in her presentation at the recent Women in Investment Management Conference. In particular, she focused on demographic changes, the ongoing pay gap, and the blossoming influence of millennials.

Weekend Reads for Finance Pros: Yanis Varoufakis, Leadership, and Longevity

He has been "likened to a rock star, hailed as a sex icon, and feted by fashionistas." He's also been referred to as the "enfant terrible" of the financial media. If you haven't already guessed it, I'm talking about Yanis Varoufakis, the erstwhile Greek finance minister and self-described "erratic Marxist."

Weekend Reads for Finance Pros: Investing, Meditation, and Radiators versus Drains

There are two types of people in life, radiators and drains. When you are around "radiators," you feel energized, positive, and encouraged. They radiate good energy. But when you are in the company of "drains," well, you feel drained. Your energy is sapped. You feel depleted.

Women in Investment Management: The Business Case for Diversity

If you work in the mutual fund industry, take a look around. How many women do you see? My guess: Not too many.

Women and Alpha: “Money Is on Everybody’s Mind”

Have you ever wondered why women and men make different investment decisions and what effect, if any, this has on alpha?

Weekend Reads for Finance Pros: Reorganization, Bias, and Roosters versus Hens

“We trained hard, but it seemed that every time we were beginning to form into teams we would be reorganized. I was to learn later in life that we tend to meet any new situation by reorganizing, and what… READ MORE ›

Women in Investment Management Wrap-Up: Risk-Taking, Networks, and Success

Read the most important take-aways and browse the social media highlights from our inaugural Women in Investment Management Conference.

Why Investors Must Push Harder for Greater Diversity on Corporate Boards

Promoting better gender equity on corporate boards is not only about ensuring fairness but also about improving financial performance.



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