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Weber says UBS should consider a chairwoman when he leaves

The bank is planning to appoint a successor to Chairman Axel Weber, 64, at its annual general meeting next year.

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Advisory business making progress on diversity, but slowly

Only 16% of advisers are women, while 3.8% are Hispanic, 2.6% are African American and 2.1% Asian, according to a study by Cerulli Associates and the Investment Adviser Association.

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Sara Devereux to head fixed income at Vanguard

The former Goldman mortgage-backed securities star will take over from John Hollyer, who is retiring.

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Gensler taps Alex Oh as SEC enforcement chief

She is another in a line of recent SEC enforcement directors who comes to the agency with experience as a federal prosecutor.

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Adviser managing $500 million at Wells Fargo joins RIA

Lisa Quadrini moves to Brandywine Oak Private Wealth in suburban Philadelphia.

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Addressing the financial literacy crisis facing women in America

Society must integrate financial awareness into education, as men, and particularly women, need to improve their financial knowledge.

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Goldman secrecy on harassment claims faces challenge

Goldman faces a vote at its annual meeting later this month on whether it should publish a report on how its mandatory-arbitration policy impacts employees and workplace culture.

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Wealth management needs more female advisers

More and more of the industry's clients are women, and the share of global wealth controlled by women is increasing.

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Women advisers’ skills questioned by men disproportionately, poll finds

In an industry dominated by men, women said they faced challenges early in their careers to prove themselves.

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Hester Peirce pushes for personal liberty as an SEC voice of dissent

During her first three years on the commission, Peirce was part of a Republican majority. With the likely confirmation of Gary Gensler as SEC chair, Democrats will have the edge.

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Wealthtech Q&A: Focus Financial’s Rajini Kodialam

Focus Financial COO Rajini Kodialam shares her experience as a leading woman in fintech breaking down internal barriers for gender equity.

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Buckingham’s Hartman on pros and cons of remote work

The president of the $16 billion RIA told attendees at the InvestmentNews Women Adviser Summit that that it's too early to guess when things will get back to normal.

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Allianz Life appoints Jasmine Jirele president and CEO

The insurance company's chief growth officer succeeds Walter White, who will retire at year-end.

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Women make up 14% of all fund managers, and the U.S. lags behind that global average

Morningstar data show women are making little progress breaking into the ranks of portfolio managers.

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Goldman plans $10 billion initiative to support Black women

The program, which includes $100 million going to philanthropic efforts, has the goal of affecting the lives of 1 million Black women by 2030.

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Wall Street needs to come clean on diversity data

Opening up the books will put pressure on companies to hire more women and also allow the industry to acknowledge the firms that succeed. There’s no reason for companies to keep investors in the dark about diversity.

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Fintech Q&A: Ally Invest President Lule Demmissie

Ally Invest President Lule Demmissie shares her experience as a leading woman in fintech breaking down internal barriers for gender equity.

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Women leading wealthtech’s evolution

CEOs and other women in the fintech C-suite are spearheading the sector's progression and paving pathways for gender equity.

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Women more likely to step forward in financial services if treated fairly

Advancing women in the workplace must be a wealth management priority. Here are ways firms can create change.

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Working women – stand proud

The last year has been tough, and female financial professionals have felt pulled in many directions.