Topic: Gender Diversity in Investment Management
Want to make more money for you and your clients? Increase gender diversity in the investment management industry. There is a growing body of proof that adding women to investing can boost returns, reduce volatility and create jobs from Wall Street to Main Street. This luncheon discussion will provide key facts about how gender diversity can impact your bottom line, while also providing practical solutions to recruiting and retaining female employees.
Speaker: Meredith Jones
Meredith A. Jones is an internationally recognized researcher, writer, blogger speaker and expert in the alternative investment industry. She is the author of Women of The Street: Why Female Money Managers Generate Higher Returns (And How You Can Too), which won an Axiom Award gold medal in 2016. She was also named as an Inc. magazine’s “17 Inspiring Women To Watch in 2017” and serves on the Board of Directors for Rock the Street, Wall Street, a non-profit that provides financial and investment literacy programs to high school girls.
Over the past 19 years, Meredith has presented her original research and insights to industry participants around the world. She is a frequent speaker on the international conference circuit and has had her findings published in books and major media outlets, including the Economist, the New York Times, CNBC, the Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times, the Journal of Investing, and others.
As founder of MJ Alternative Investment Research, Meredith continues to provide timely research, education and actionable insights to the alternative investment community, with a particular emphasis on gender and investing, emerging managers, diversity, and ESG/impact investing.