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POWER Breakfast: Stephanie Braming, CFA, William Blair

POWER Breakfast: Stephanie Braming, CFA, William Blair

On February 4, 2020, CFA Society Chicago welcomed a packed audience at the Palmer House to hear from two of Crain’s top women in finance in a fireside chat featuring Stephanie Braming, CFA, partner and global head of investment management at William Blair. The...

Interactive Empowerment Series Wrap-Up

The CFA Society Chicago Women’s Network Advisory Group gave us tools and tips for taking our careers to the next level during an interactive event that brought together all elements of the Empowerment Series on December 3rd at the Northern Trust Global Conference...
POWER Breakfast: Sallie Krawcheck, Ellevest

POWER Breakfast: Sallie Krawcheck, Ellevest

On September 17, 2019, a sold out crowd gathered at the University Club to hear Sallie Krawcheck speak about her experiences in the investment industry, how the industry landscape is changing, and her journey with Ellevest—a digital investing platform that she...

POWER Breakfast: Mellody Hobson, Ariel Investments

On February 6th Mellody Hobson was the featured guest at CFA Society Chicago’s Power Breakfast series held at The Standard Club hosted by the CFA Women’s Network. Hobson, president of Ariel Investments, is responsible for managing Ariel’s business operations,...

Vault Series: Cambridge Associates

Gender equality in the investment profession has been a hot topic in the industry lately, and it was addressed in detail during a January 10, 2019 Vault Series talk from Dierdre Nectow. Her firm Cambridge Associates, a large institutional investment consultant, is an...

Tips and Tricks for Negotiating for Yourself

“So much of life is a negotiation – so even if you’re not in business, you have opportunities to practice all around you.” – Kevin O’Leary When we think of negotiations, we tend to restrict our thinking to business situations like deals,...

POWER Breakfast: Patricia Halper, CFA, Chicago Equity Partners

The CFA Women’s Network hosted a lively and vibrant event featuring Patricia Halper, CFA, partner and co-chief investment officer at Chicago Equity Partners. Halper spoke to a room full of engaged members on the topic of factor-based investing which coincides with the...

Taking Control of Your Career

The CFA Women’s Network at CFA Society Chicago kicked off their series Taking it to the Next Level: Empowering Tools for Women in Finance aimed at events that optimize career development and advancement for women in the financial services area. The first event in the...