Five ways asset management can attract more female talent

Women only account for 12% of portfolio managers

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Rayna Lesser Hannaway of Polen Capital
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Rayna Lesser Hannaway of Polen Capital

Despite strides in the right direction, asset management remains an overwhelmingly male-dominated industry.

While the number of females in leadership roles has nudged upwards, women still represent less than 12% of portfolio managers. Here,  are five ways the fund management industry can attract a wider pool of female talent. 1. Where brave women go, others will follow Warren Buffett, Sir John Templeton, Peter Lynch, Mark Mobius - just some of the household names in the investing world. Only Cathie Wood, CEO of Ark Invest, has made it into the otherwise male pantheon of iconic investors - and that may have more to do with bitcoin and Tesla exposure than her investment philosophy. But h...

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