Articles of Interest
Women’s Wealth Is Growing. When Will Finance Catch Up?
The Washington Post
The Women’s Euro 2022 football championship has drawn record crowds, selling out huge stadiums that, until very recently, had been the preserve of men’s games. If there was any lingering doubt about the commercial viability of women’s football, Euro 2022 has shown that, with sufficient engagement, change can happen very quickly. Other social changes are occurring more quietly, but they are no less revolutionary.
Women’s Financial Security is Still Unequally Controlled
Americans pride themselves as a democracy and a nation of laws, not of men nor king nor czar. And, in general, our laws make for the strongest democracy in the world. However, not all laws protect and serve all citizens in the same way. Even today, unfavorable laws knowingly put women on unequal footing when it comes to money and asset transfers.
Male Finance Pros 3x More Likely to Aim for CFO Job Than Females
Women finance professionals are barely a third as likely to aspire to become CFO as their male counterparts, finds research from Emburse, a global leader in spend optimization. According to Emburse’s Modern Finance Careers study, which surveyed people at all levels in finance, only 11% of female respondents shared that they aspire to be CEOs, versus 26% of males.
Why Family Offices Hire Women to Manage Billions of Dollars
Behind the fortunes of wealthy folks like Google cofounder Sergey Brin, or the Hyatt hotel heirs JB and Tony Pritzker, are some of the most qualified women in banking and finance.
3 Pieces of Career Advice You Won’t Hear Anywhere Else
I find myself dispensing quite a bit of career advice for women these days. And I find that it’s different from so much of the career advice on the internet. Perhaps because I’ve been through the battles...and have the scars to prove it. So I see things a little differently. With that in mind — here are the top three pieces of career advice I’d say you’re unlikely to hear anywhere else.