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 Programme Overview

​​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 ​​

Interesting Read 

"CFA designation almost ‘a rite of passage’ in investment industry" MoneyMarketing interviews Delphine Govender, CFA, Co-founder and Chief Investment Officer at Perpetua Investment Managers.

2019 MoneyMarketing article.pdf

"Two female CFA charterholders with inspirational stories to tell" MoneyMarketing speaks to Jenny Albrecht, COO of Satrix Investment Team, Cape Town and Nicola Gubb, CIO of WDB Investment Holdings. Both women are CFA charterholders, having passed what some call ‘the world’s toughest exams’.

 Women’s 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: ​
All Women's Scholarship Program applications have been awarded for the December 2019 exam.
Applications for the June 2020 exam cycle will be accepted as of the 8th of August 2019.​