Women in Finance

Increased collaboration can help industry overcome challenges – Prudential COO

By Leandi Kolver on October 3, 2018

Meagen Burnett, COO of Prudential Investment Managers outlines her vision for the South African asset management industry, shares her proudest achievement since joining the firm and discusses the potential of AI and machine learning for improved…

Less jargon, more social responsibility – a vision for the SA asset management industry

By Leandi Kolver on September 20, 2018

Elize Botha, MD of Old Mutual Unit Trusts shares her views on the need for the asset management industry to follow responsible investment practices; provides insight into how asset managers can reach millennial investors; and explains…

Women in FinTech: Emily Kennedy [Interview]

By Elliot Burr on April 10, 2018
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Welcome to our interview series with women leaders at Kurtosys, covering their experiences in the Financial Services and Technology industries. Today we meet Emily Kennedy, a Business Analyst based in Raleigh, North Carolina. Having been one of our Raleigh…

Why they call this digital project manager “the fixer”

By Luke Hinchliffe on March 29, 2018
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An interview with Amanda Curran, who leads Project Management & Digital Implementation at AllianceBernstein   Tell us about your role at AllianceBernstein I’m a project manager and fall under the digital project management team. What tends…

How this Fintech influencer uses social media to drive engagement

By Courtney McQuade on March 21, 2018
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An interview with Danielle Guzman, Global Head of Social Media & Distributed Content at Mercer Social Media has been a way for consumer product companies and a whole host of others to extend their brand, messaging and…

How this female Quant Manager found new opportunities in ETFs

By Courtney McQuade on March 12, 2018
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An interview with Linda Zhang, founder and CEO of Purview Investments, on her inspiring journey to becoming a leader in quantitative investing and her thoughts on the current ETF landscape. We live in a society where…

‘Trading Places’ and the trading floor: Bev Shah’s journey to FinServ CEO

By Courtney McQuade on January 15, 2018
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An Interview with Bev Shah, Founder & CEO of City Hive – Women in Asset and Investment Management What drew you into the financial services industry? It was the film Trading Places. I watched it in my…

Linda Duncombe: Citi’s “fintegration” in the ever-changing fintech landscape

By Courtney McQuade on December 20, 2017
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An interview with Linda Duncombe, Managing Director and Head of Growth, Chief Marketing Officer at Citi FinTech What’s your transition been like from Australia to New York City? In many ways, my transition from Australia to…

From EA to CEO, how this female founder kick-started her new venture

By Courtney McQuade on December 13, 2017
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An interview with Sonya Dreizler, founder of Solutions with Sonya and former financial services CEO It’s a fact that women in finance show slim representation, and at the executive level, even more so. The Financial Times gathered…

Is Wall Street still a bastion of male domination?

By Courtney McQuade on November 27, 2017
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We are in the midst of a fire storm of controversy today chronicling inappropriate work place behaviors between men and women. The revelations about Silicon Valley and Hollywood are bringing renewed attention to this subject. Wall…

Women in FinTech: Johannah Coffey [Interview]

By Elliot Burr on October 30, 2017
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Welcome to our interview series with women leaders at Kurtosys, covering their experiences in the Financial Services and Technology industries. Today we meet with Johannah Coffey, our Head of Customer Success based in New York. Having worked in…

Women in FinTech: Nikki Leske [Interview]

By Elliot Burr on October 19, 2017
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Welcome to our interview series with women leaders at Kurtosys, covering their experiences in the Financial Services and Technology industries. Today we meet with Nikki Leske, our People Operations Manager. Nikki has previously worked within the asset management…