External - CFA Montreal Women in Investment Management 2019

Wednesday, September 18th 2019
1:00 PM to September 19th 2019 2:30 PM

Women in Investment Management 2019
Investment firms are opening doors and providing opportunities to foster a diverse workforce, create better outcomes for investors, and provide greater opportunities in finance to women around the world.

The 2019 Women in Investment Management conference will focus on pathways to achieve success—for individual careers, for investment teams, and for those in leadership positions. Attendees will come away with practical strategies for reaching their goals at all stages of their investment careers.

This conference will provide a forum for women and those from diverse backgrounds to network, exchange ideas, and develop connections to help them succeed as investment professionals. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn from and build relationships with role models, industry executives, and peers.

Conference speakers will:

  • Share how to attract, retain, and engage women in the investment management industry
  • Present research and insights on gender bias and diversity issues, and how to counter bias and address obstacles
  • Discuss what industry participants are doing in partnership to promote diversity in global finance
  • Inspire with personal experiences about leadership and overcoming career challenges
  • Provide practical takeaways and next steps for implementing change at their firms
  • Deliver skill-building and career development tips and strategies
  • Highlight investment advice for those working in the industry

The conference will allow attendees to meet passionate women in the investment industry, increase their skills and knowledge, and apply constructive career tools to help open doors and mark a pathway to success.

Full agenda can be found here.

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