Join Us For Lunch with Meredith Jones
|Topic||Gender Diversity in Investment Management|
|Date||Wednesday, March 20, 2019|
|Time||11:30am – 1:00pm|
|Location||The University of Texas Club
2108 Robert Dedman Drive
Austin, TX 78712
|Speaker||Meredith Jones, Director, Endeavor Management|
Gender Diversity in Investment Management
There is a growing body of proof that increasing the number of women in investing can boost returns, reduce volatility and create jobs from Wall Street to Main Street. This presentation will focus on providing key facts about how gender diversity can positively impact your bottom line, while also providing practical solutions to recruiting and retaining female employees.
Meredith A. Jones is an internationally recognized researcher, writer, blogger speaker and expert in the alternative investment industry. She is the author of Women of The Street: Why Female Money Managers Generate Higher Returns (And How You Can Too), which won an Axiom Award gold medal in 2016. She is also a contributor to Institutional Investor magazine, with a featured monthly column called “The Broadside.” Her bi-weekly blog appears in a variety of media outlets as well.
Meredith was named as an Inc. magazine’s “17 Inspiring Women To Watch in 2017” and as a Distinguished Author by the Securities and Exchange Commission in 2018. She serves on the Board of Directors for Rock the Street, Wall Street, a non-profit that provides financial and investment literacy programs to high school girls.
Over the past 20 years, Meredith has presented her original research and insights to industry participants around the world. She is a frequent speaker on the international conference circuit and has had her findings published in books and major media outlets, including the Economist, the New York Times, CNBC, the Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times, the Journal of Investing, and others.
As founder of MJ Alternative Investment Research, Meredith continues to provide timely research, education and actionable insights to the alternative investment community, with a particular emphasis on gender and investing, emerging managers, diversity, and ESG/impact investing.