Women in Fund Management

The Progress and Pitfalls of Diversity on Wall Street

More minorities and women are working on Wall Street, but white men remain very dominant when it comes to the financial rewards available there, according to a new report issued by CUNY's Center for Urban Research (CUR), which is located at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York (CUNY).

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http://www.urbanresearch.org/news/new-report-progress-and-pitfalls-of-diversity-on-wall-street

Women Entrepreneurs in Mobile Retail Channels: Empowering Women, Driving Growth

A pioneering research study by the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women on the inclusion of women entrepreneurs in the retail channels of mobile network operators 

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http://www.cherieblairfoundation.org/uploads/pdf/Women%20Entrepreneurs%20in%20Mobile%20Retail%20Channels.pdf

Women in the Boardroom: A Global Perspective

Women in the Boardroom: A Global Perspective, examines the legislative efforts being pursued across 17(i) countries to encourage more women to serve on listed company boards.

The updated edition of the report, by the Deloitte Global Center for Corporate Governance, comes after numerous governmental developments have evolved in several countries since the January 2011 publishing of the first edition. The new research highlights a variety of approaches to support diversity on boards, including requiring more disclosure, setting targets, and implementing quotas. According to the study, strong variations exist among countries regarding the most efficient way to achieve higher levels of diversity.

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http://www.corpgov.deloitte.com/binary/com.epicentric.contentmanagement.servlet.ContentDeliveryServlet/USEng/Documents/Nominating-Corporate%20Governance%20Committee/Board%20Composition%20and%20Recruitment/Women%20in%20the%20Boardroom_Deloitte_111511.pdf
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