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 Women in Investment Management

August is Women’s Month and CFA Society South Africa would like to recognise and celebrate women in investment management. Through a marketing campaign including broadcast, print and social media and online webinars. 

CFA Society South Africa aims to put a spotlight on gender diversity by featuring a variety of female CFA charterholders and investment professionals sharing their journey and insights. Click here to view feature page

Insightful webinars

Please join us for a variety of webinars featuring women in investment and diversity.

CFA Society South Africa Diversity and Inclusion Now Webinar - Part 2 

with Nene Molefi, CEO & Owner of Mandate Molefi Human Resource Consultancy;

Thabo Khojane, Managing Director at Ninety One SA;

Diane Radley, Non-executive director and former CEO, Old Mutual Investment Group

 and moderated by Nerina Visser, CFA, President of CFA Society South Africa.

This event will feature a discussion of the results of this Diversity & Inclusion Lived Experiences Member Survey and proposed action plans.
29 September at 12pm

Register here

If you missed Part 1

Diversity and Inclusion Now: Addressing race & gender diversity and inclusion in the South African Investment Industry 

by Marg Franklin, CFA and Nene Molefi

View here

Further viewing

If you missed any of the webinars, visit our channel on Asset TV  S.A. Click here

  • My journey by Anet Ahern, CFA 
  • Overcoming the Imposter Syndrome with Jo Clift 
  • The gender diversity imperative within the investment management value chain with Linda Mateza and Lebo Thubisi 

Interesting Read 

"A ‘happy accident’ provided a start to a successful investments career" MoneyMarketing interview with Anet Ahern, CFA, CEO, PSG Asset Management. MoneyMarketing article 2020.pdf

 Interesting to view







CFA Society South Africa supports and promotes the CFA Institute global initiative:  

Women in Investment Management ​

Society initiatives are driven through the various Committees and volunteers and it aims to :​

  • Retain women in the profession and influence culture from within

  • Create demand for diversity as an industry imperative

  • Increase the number of women who join the profession and earn the CFA® charter ​​

 Women’s Scholarship Programme

As a society we continue to support and promote initiatives for women in the investment management through, mentorship, networking opportunities and the CFA Institute's Women Scholarship Programme.

This scholarship is available to women around the world who are interested in earning the CFA charter and who do not qualify for other CFA Institute scholarships. Women working in the investment management industry are encouraged to apply: ​
CFA Institute Women's Scholarship application are now open