Sarah Johnson does not listen to those who tell her she is not cut out for financial advice, and recently enrolled on Quilter's virtual work experience program, where she was one of 210 aspiring financial advisers.
The 21-year-old Cheshire native (pictured) grew up seeing the profession dominated by middle-aged men, but is set on changing that. "My aspiration is for it not to be such an old men's club - for women not to be facing so many challenges. It is definitely getting better, but there is still that stigma around women and young women and I want to help change that by going into the industry and hopefully helping others do the same," she said. Johnson took part in Quilter Financial Planning's recent virtual work experience program, which involved 210 people aged 17 to 22, almost two-thirds...
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