Women in Investment Management InitiativeBuilding the business case for diversity in our profession

This initiative aims to improve investor outcomes by encouraging diversity in the investment management profession.

Goals of the Initiative

  • Increase the number of women who join the profession and earn the CFA® charter
  • Retain women in the profession and influence culture from within
  • Create demand for diversity as an industry imperative

How You Can Take Action

Key Research on Diversity

There is a clear link between greater board and managerial diversity and business performance.

Women and the Workplace

Articles on implementing diversity in organizations.

Diversity and Inclusion #GameChangers

Russell Reynolds Associates, 2016

Why Diversity Programs Fail

Harvard Business Review, 2016

Designing a Bias-Free Organization

Harvard Business Review, 2016

Upcoming Events

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Advancing Women Leaders: Seven Hurdles Women Leaders Face

CFA Society Boston and Citi Women, in celebration of International Women's Day, invite you to join us for a presentation on "Advancing Women Leaders: Seven Hurdles Women Leaders Face," with Susan Brady, EVP, Principal Consultant at Linkage.

Women in Investment Management Dinner: Diversity as a Competitive Advantage

CFA Montreal’s Women in Investment Management series featuring Sallie Krawcheck.

Gender Diversity as a Profitable Corporate Strategy

This is a part of the "Diversity and Inclusion" series to honor Women's History Month, and is also a kickoff event for the Investors First Campaign 2017 at NYSSA.

Women CFA Wine Social

Please join the CFA Women’s Initiative Network as we host another roundtable discussion to connect CFA women.

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