Unlocking the Power of Women in Investment

Wednesday 6th October 1:00 PM BST

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Join BWAM and Cambridge Associates for a special panel discussion as they discuss the unique value women bring to the table and how gender diversity impacts portfolio selection and investment performance. We will also discover what steps Cambridge Associates are taking to promote equitable representation in investment.

MEET THE SPEAKERS

Jasmine Richards, Senior Investment Director at Cambridge Associates

Jasmine joined Cambridge Associates in 2018 as Head of Diverse Manager Research to lead the firm’s ongoing initiative to identify and research investment managers in all public and private asset classes that have underrepresented owners or leaders, including women and people of color. She has over fifteen years of both buy and sell side experience. Prior to joining Cambridge Associates, Ms. Richards worked at FIS Group as an International Equity Manager and Research Analyst responsible for identifying and managing investment strategies, with an emphasis on diverse-owned asset managers.

Deborah Christie, Managing Director at Cambridge Associates

Deborah has over 25 years of investment experience. She is a Managing Director specializing i manager research covering US and Canadian equities as well as women portfolio managers and gender lens investing. Deborah’s most recent paper was titled: Gender Lens Investing –Impact Opportunities Through Gender Equity. Prior to rejoining Cambridge Associates in 2011, Deborah co- founded Great Oak Investment Management. As Director of Research and Chief Compliance Officer, Deborah oversaw the firm’s research efforts on small-cap equities and managed the firm’s compliance program. Before starting her own firm, she was a research consultant at Cambridge Associates.

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