Seen and Heard: Get the Word Out to Get Women In the Industry
A 2012 report by the European Commission found companies with a gender-diverse board had a 42% higher return in sales, 66% greater return on invested capital and 53% higher return on equity.
Run (Your Business) Like a Girl
Do women make better financial advisors? Angie Herbers doesn't know, but she says "with some certainty" that female advisors make better advisory firm owners.
Want to Boost Your Bottom Line? Add More Women
One need look no further than the numerous reports and comments made by influential professionals—both male and female—for evidence that gender diversity, as well as adding and escalating women in corporate roles, are key drivers of business growth.
Women Are Still Important
There's an unfortunate tendency among journalists to become inured to issues long before their readers.
Get the Word Out to Get Women In; Blending Active and Passive Strategies: October Investment Advisor Features—Slideshow
For our second annual women’s issue, Investment Advisor spoke with several female executives and business owners for an inside look at the state of women in the industry.
3 Aspects of ‘Executive Presence’ Women Should Cultivate
Charles Schwab webinar endeavored to help women build an “executive presence” at their firm and ultimately achieve a leadership role.
Selecting Child Care: An Underwriter’s Perspective
After being out of the office for a few months on maternity leave, it was time to put down my diaper bag and pick up my briefcase. Then I had to start evaluating my options for child care.
Where Are All the Women?
Advisors who struggle to serve female clients should look to their own firm for why.
Don’t You Worry Your Pretty Little Head
I watch “Mad Men” as much for the anthropological intrigue as I do the storyline. The treatment of women in the workplace, of course, seems offensively quaint. Fast-forward 50 years and they’re exacting their (well-deserved) revenge.
Room to Grow: How Advisors’ Approach to Women Might Hurt Their Business
Since word got out on the street that women are the demographic du jour, financial advisory firms, large and small, have been making a dedicated and concerted—aggressive, even—effort to cultivate a female clientele.