“Meritocracy: From Myth to Reality” explores and suggests a tension that exists in corporate and investment communities: we believe that we operate in a meritocracy, but the evidence increasingly suggests that we do not. Sonya Kunkel, Chief Diversity Officer & VP, Talent Strategies, BMO Financial Group spoke with Sarah Kaplan about this.
Krawcheck offers a new kind of career playbook for a new era of feminism. | Jan 2017
We screened the film "Equity" – about a female investment banker – and then held a Q&A with Carrie Blair, Executive Vice-President, Chief Human Resources and Communications Officer, Sun Life Financial and Investor in the film
We convened scholars to discuss the latest findings on gender & the economy, including keynote from Professor Julie Nelson, Univ. of Massachusetts, on "'Essential Natures'?: The Invention of Risk-Averse Women and Bottom-Line Companies," an idea blitz of work in progress & a scholarly debate on quotas.
Eve Ellis of Morgan Stanley and Angela Sun of Bloomberg L.P. discussed why gender is “material” to investors.
Andi Zeisler on marketplace feminism and what it means when social change becomes a brand identity.
We brought together senior executives from IBM, BMO, TD and Manulife to talk about how to be out and a leader at work.
This panel from US Trust, Barclays and Rotman discussed how investing with a gender lens can create financial and social impact.