The financial services sector has long been criticized for the lack of women in senior roles.
Now City Council is taking the issue more seriously, often starting in the junior ranks, through policies and 50/50 hiring programs to foster female talent.
Financial News’ Rising Stars of Investment Banking list this year features 8 women out of a total of 25. While there is more to do to increase the number of women trading, there is plenty of talent on the list, which has the potential to be the future leaders of the sector.
Learn more about them here:
Mose Adigun, Managing Director, UK Telecoms, Media and Technology Coverage, JPMorgan
Silvia Biscaldi, Managing Director, Alternative Equity Products, Goldman Sachs
Jelena Djuric, Managing Director, Consumer & Retail Group, Goldman Sachs
Oriane Durvye, Managing Partner, Alantra
Riddhima Khanna, Head of Emea Leveraged Finance, Bank of America
Evelyn Phan, Executive Director, Financial Sponsors Group, Morgan Stanley
Fariza Steel, Managing Director, Financial Sponsors, Lazard
Aditi Venkatram, Senior Vice President, European ECM, Jefferies
See the full list of Rising Stars of Investment Banking here
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