Kate Monserrate: 'Imposter syndrome' and the finance industry gender gap

100% of women surveyed experienced it

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It is 2022, and we should be operating in a time where there is equality in terms of opportunity, pay and treatment for men and women in the financial services industry, writes Kate Monserrate

But, to our disappointment, there still remains a problem with gender bias. Our white paper explores the challenges facing financial services, the desire for change and the actions to close the gap once and for all.  In the second chapter of our white paper, we explore the less tangible impact of gender disparity within the industry on confidence, imposter syndrome and bravery. The research included interviews with 11 senior female leaders in financial services. When we spoke with them, one of the key themes to emerge was confidence. Four out of the 11 senior women we spoke to iden...

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