100 Women in Finance Marks International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month with Programs Around the World

Feb 28, 2024

New York – 28 February 2024 –100 Women in Finance (100WF), the global membership organization dedicated to advancing gender equity in the finance industry, today announced events being held throughout March, in celebration of International Women’s Day (Friday, March 8) and Women’s History Month in the United States.

“Research indicates that having more women in senior leadership positions is linked to various benefits, including notable outcomes such as increased profitability and enhanced innovation. This statement speaks to this year’s International Women’s Day theme Invest in Women: accelerate progress. It is a win-win for everyone sitting at the table, driving key gains for our industry as a whole and propelling us closer to 100WF’s vision of 30% female representation in senior positions by 2040,” said Carole K. Crawford, Senior Advisor, CFA Institute and global board chair of 100 Women in Finance.

Aligned with the UN Women’s theme for IWD, these programs focus on trending topics in investment management, career development and other themes. All are designed for the more than 30,000 professionals in 32 locations worldwide, representing 100 Women in Finance’s widespread membership, to advance as professionals in the financial services industry.

Events include partnering with diverse organizations and companies to celebrate and elevate women in finance, on International Women’s Day and throughout the month of March. Following is a sample of events taking place, in person and virtually:


Networking events are also scheduled in Hong Kong, San Francisco and Connecticut.

100WF hosts frequent meetings of financial services professionals and others serving the financial sector, with industry leaders speaking on topics of education and professional development for women at early career, mid-career and senior levels.

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About 100 Women in Finance

100 Women in Finance’s guiding principle, Vision 30/40 is a goal for women to occupy 30% of senior investment roles and executive committee positions by 2040.  100 Women in Finance strengthens the global finance industry by empowering women to achieve their professional potential at each career stage. Its members inspire, equip and advocate for a new generation of industry leadership, in which women and men serve as investment professionals and executives, equal in achievement and impact. Through Education, Peer Engagement and Impact, the organization furthers the progress of women who have chosen finance as a career and enables their positive influence over pre-career young women. For more information, please visit www.100women.org.