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City Hive: Five-point guide for women entering and progressing in the asset management industry

Bhavini 'Bev' Shah, founder of City Hive, the women's network for the asset management industry, has provided a five-point guide for the Treasury …

City Hive calls on asset management CEOs to condemn Presidents Club culture

City Hive CEO Bev Shah has called for the asset management industry to actively show it is not affiliated with the culture of the Presidents Club, …

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I started in the city in 1999, as a fresh-faced intern at Lehman brothers. From there, I moved on to the trading floor of the now-defunct investment bank Bear Stearns as a graduate in the early Noughties.<p>The ‘Y’ chromosome outnumbered the double ‘X’, by a ratio of 10 to one. If the story about the …

Bear Stearns

Babies In The Workplace? No, Thanks

I must confess I am not a person who, on hearing a happy gurgle from across the office, leaps to her feet to catch a glimpse of the latest progeny to …

Parenting

Viv Groskop On Embracing Success On Your Own Terms

I’m pretty cynical about self-help and the advice of self-appointed gurus. Not because I avoid self-help books and the world of Oprah, but because I …

Maria Sharapova

Flexible Working Is Here – And, No, It’s Not Just A Mum Thing

“I just can’t see myself in an office, working a nine to five, not being in charge of my own time.”<p>I met Fliss when shooting a short video for The …

Why Is Parenthood Disproportionately Affecting Women's Career Prospects?

Though many of us are in agreement that motherhood and mental health should not have an impact on women’s career opportunities, in practice both …

Mental Health

The Small But Meaningful Ways That Will Give Me Confidence

And so I made the leap. After a lot of lists and coffees and emails and Leslie Knope levels of thorough consideration, I told my boss I was leaving …

Leslie Knope

Why Not Having A Career Plan Will Get You Far

Where do you see yourself in five years' time? No idea? Then you’re in good company. Because, while for decades that question haunted every job …

I’m frightened of having a baby – and maybe that's sensible

I’d had too much wine.<p>We'd started drinking at lunch, when our friends came over with their delightful blonde-mopped baby. But then they had to go …

Is There A Confidence Gap Between Men And Women?

Confidence is alchemical. Those who possess it are captivating and authoritative – the quality is a power that can make some lives look enviably easy.<p>…

Why People Are So Upset About Wall Street's 'Fearless Girl'

The sculpture is currently set to remain on display until 2018, but critics are calling for its immediate removal.<p>The “Fearless Girl” statue, a bronze sculpture of a young girl with her hands on her hips, standing defiantly in front of Wall Street’s Charging Bull has certainly made an impression. …

Wall Street

7 pieces of investment advice from Warren Buffett

What if that rich man built his wealth the same way you are building yours - through investing?<p>What if that man were Warren Buffett?<p>What would you ask? Would you try to learn something that would completely change your entire world of financial success?<p>Perhaps you feel like that would never happen. …

Female Managers Are Less Satisfied In Their Jobs Than Men

Looking out of your office window and wondering whether you’d be better off junking it all in and making a break for a deserted island somewhere? …

Stop worrying about toxic colleagues. You will never, ever change them

Let us think for a moment about what really makes working life difficult. Or, rather, not what but *who* makes things really difficult. Toxic people. …

Self-help

Why Uber is still getting the whole female CEO thing so wrong

When I think of women running male-dominated companies, there’s one story I always remember. It’s about Karren Brady, early in her days as managing …

A Plan to Fill the Massive Gender Gap in Asset Management

Nonprofit group Girls Who Invest looks to fill industry job pipeline with more women candidates<p>State Street Global Advisors has a plan to improve gender diversity on corporate boards. A New York City group is focusing on getting women in the pipeline first.<p>Girls Who Invest, founded by Seema …

How Successful People Handle Toxic People

Toxic people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive satisfaction from creating chaos and pushing other people’s buttons. Either way, they create unnecessary complexity, strife, and worst of all stress.<p>Studies …

Four reasons why women need to save more than men do

We live in a time when women have more financial independence than ever before. But the independence may not last—women are coming up short saving for their retirement.<p>There are several reasons why women end up accumulating fewer assets and should be squirreling away money even more aggressively …

We Need More Women in Finance - 60 Seconds in the C-Suite

Absurd propaganda postcards warning men about the dangers of women’s rights, early 1900s

Here’s a collection of totally ridiculous vintage postcards and posters dated from around 1900 to 1914 warning men of the dangers associated with the …

Feminist dad goes viral for his perfectly obvious ‘dating rules’ for his daughters

One father is receiving high acclaim from the internet for treating his daughters like human beings.<p>Originally uploaded onto Instagram and Facebook …

Want to save the bees? Here's what you should know.

Plus some bee-utiful photography.<p>Most bees are solitary. This may come as a surprise, especially if your bee knowledge comes from reading about colony collapse disorder and that one time you saw <i>The Bee Movie</i> once on a plane. To most people, bees are fat, buzzing, social insects that live in hives …

Insects

What Happens When The World's Most Famous Teen Activist Grows Up?

<i>#GettingTo5050, a global movement rooted in actionable tools and resources, aims to catalyze the conversations that will inspire a more</i> …

Malala Yousafzai

Reality Check -- You May Be Undermining Women Leaders (And Profitability)

Jessica Areborn, Sales Director, and Pernilla Alexandersson, Founder and CEO, leverage their diversity expertise through their work with Swedish consultancy firm Add Gender. Add Gender works to make the business sector and workplaces more sustainable from a gender balance and equity perspective. …