Editor's letter: Why intersectionality matters

True diversity advocates will grasp the concept

Lauren Mason
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Lauren Mason, Investment Week editor
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Lauren Mason, Investment Week editor

Last Thursday (25 November), Investment Week held its annual Women in Investment Awards at The Brewery in London.

It is always a privilege to share a room with so many talented individuals, and even more of a privilege to serve as a judge and read so many inspirational applications. For the first time this year, we also asked nominees to include testimonials from a senior colleague at their firm, or from somebody who has benefitted from their help, to demonstrate the impact they have made at their respective companies.  This added a new layer of poignancy to reading the entries, and served as a reminder of how important it is to support colleagues - both senior and junior - in order to achieve gr...

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