CFA Boston's
Women In Investment Management Network

Mission

To increase awareness of the opportunity and advancement for women in the Boston investment management community. 

Upcoming and Recent Events

Please check back for events.

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CFA Institute Women’s Scholarship Program

Designed for women around the world who are interested in pursuing the CFA® charter, the Women's Scholarship Program offers additional opportunities for women who would not otherwise qualify for an existing CFA Institute Scholarship Program.

  • Offers a limited number of CFA Program scholarships for the upcoming December 2016 and June 2017 exams. 
  • Scholarships will be awarded on a first come, first available basis during this pilot year of the program. 
  • As the program evolves, additional criteria may be taken into consideration when awarding scholarships. 

Questions?

Stephanie Field
CFA Boston Managing Director, Learning and Operations
sfield@cfaboston.org.

Resources

Books
Websites

How Remarkable Women Lead: The Breakthrough Model for Work and Live, Joanna Barsh
The remarkable discoveries about what drives and sustains successful women leaders. 

A Higher Standard: Leadership Strategies from America's First Four-Star General, General Ann Dunwoody
True leaders never stop learning, refining, growing, and adapting

Lean In, Sheryl Sandberg
A Book about Women, Work, and the Will to Lead

My Mother, My Mentor, Pamela F. Lenehan
What Grown Children of Working Mothers Want You to Know

Iron Butterflies, Birute Regine
A book about women transforming themselves and the world.

What Works for Women at Work, Joan C. Williams & Rachel Dempsey
Four Patterns Working Women Need to Know

Nice Girls Don't get the Corner Office, Lois P. Frankel, PhD
A Book About Unconscious Mistakes Women Make That Sabotage Their Careers

Unfinished Business, Anne Marie Slaughter
A Book on the whole notion of "having it all."

What Works: Gender Equality by Design, Iris Bohnet
Gender equality is a moral and a business imperative. 
CFA Institute
Women In Investment Management Initiative

Forte Foundation
Forte Foundation is advancing businesswomen.

Hello Ladies
Smart, busy women balancing kids, careers, caregiving and more.

Catalyst
Changing workplaces. Changing Lives.

Babble
Entertainment, News, and Lifestyle for Moms. 

BlogHer
Life Well Said. 

The Boss Network
An Online Community of Entrepreneurial Women

Change the Ratio

Website that aims to tip the scales on women in the corporate and entrepreneurial level.

The Glass Hammer
Online community created for women executives in finance, law, technology and big business.

In Power Women
An online resource for women in business.

Articles &

Whitepapers

Wall Street Diversifies Itself

Exhange-traded funds are challenging the status quo in investment management - including  who's in charge

Women in Financial Services 2016

Oliver Wyman / Marsh & McLennan Companies

Income Insights: Gender Retirement Gap

TIAA

The Tipping Point: Women on Boards and Financial Performance

Meggin Thwing Eastman, Damion Rallis, Gaia Mazzucchelli - MSCI ESG Research LLC

Hedge Fund Targets Companies’ Weakness: The Gender Gap

Dianne McKeever of Ides Capital in Manhattan says diversification is a missing part of the typical activist investing strategy.

Gender Diversity in Investment Management

New Reseaarch for Practitioners on How to Close the Gender Gap

The Alpha Edge: Women in Investment Management
CFA Institute's Connexions

Everyday Moments of Truth: Frontline Managers Are Key to Women's Career Aspirations
Bain & Company Article

Why It Pays to Invest in Gender Diversity
Morgan Stanley Research Report

Sharing Jobs, Equalizing Pay: Reassessing the Gender Wage Gap
Center for Applied Research, State Street Harvard Magazine

Addressing Gender Folklore
Center for Applied Research, State Street 

Women on Boards, Global Trends in Gender Diversity on Corporate Boards (MSCI Report) 

European Women in Finance Feeling Hindered by Gender 


Women In Investment Management Initiative

CFA Institute Brochure

The Sneak Attack That Could Change The Sad Stats About Women On Boards.
Mary Johnson, Editor, Bizwomen

Gender equality: Taking stock of where we are. Why are women still under represented at every level of today’s corporations?
Dominic Barton, Sandrine Devillard, and Judith Hazlewood, McKinsey

Gender Equality as an Investment Concept
Joseph F. Keefe, President & CEO, Pax World Management LLC

With an Eye to Impact, Investing Through a ‘Gender Lens’
Paul Sullivan, New York Times 

The 100 Best Websites for Women
Meghan Casserly