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How Women Are Disrupting the Finance Industry Business Model

Whether it's the gender pay gap, board of directors seats and equal opportunity for career advancement, or greater access to private market capital funding for female-owned-and-run startup businesses, women are disrupting the status quo in the banking and finance industry. Our diverse panel of experts raise awareness of these issues in their work every day and advocate for a more transparent industry dialogue related to gender and inclusion materiality metrics. We are fortunate to have them join us for this conversation and look forward to our audience's participation.
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Paul Ellis | Danielle Kayembe | Jeff Cohen | Erika Karp
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