Senior female leaders can go the distance with 'right support'

Female leaders in financial services urged not to ‘hit the exit button’

Jenna Brown
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Female leaders in financial services and fintech can reach the top and remain there with the right support as life challenges mount up, delegates heard.

Speaking on the second day of the Speaking at the Personal Investment Management & Financial Advice Association (PIMFA) Women's Symposium today (17 April), Centre for Finance, Innovation & Technology (CFIT) chair Charlotte Crosswell said senior female leaders can "thrive through imperfection". Crosswell said as women reached their 50s, when they had decades of work experience, life's challenges make them question if they can continue with their careers. She advocated for more support to stop senior female leaders "hitting the exit button". She told delegates: "I think we are all desig...

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