CFA Institute pilots 'Young Women in Investment' for UK and Ukrainian nationals

40 women will participate

Kathleen Gallagher
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The CFA Institute has announced a new initiative for UK and Ukrainian nationals, the Young Women in Investment Program 2022, as it looks to draw more women to the investment industry.

The initiative, which is in collaboration with CFA Society UK and AXA Investment Managers as the main sponsor, will see 40 women participate in an "intensive financial training bootcamp" taught by Fitch, followed by a three or 12 month paid internship. The ‘Young Women in Investment' programme has been running since 2018 in markets such as India and Brazil. In collaboration with AXA IM, it is expanding to France, Spain and the UK. Diversity Blog: European financial services firms failing on gender diversity Sarah Maynard, CFA Institute's global head of diversity, equity and inc...

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