George Town, Grand Cayman (21 February 2023): On Tuesday, 21 February HRH The Countess of Wessex joined 100 Women in Finance (“100WF”) members and special guests at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman for an intimate conversation around empowerment in the workplace and beyond.
100WF CEO, Amanda Pullinger, and 100WF Board Member and Partner at the Maples Group, Christina Bodden discussed their global experiences in empowering women in finance as well as their observations about how we can empower women outside of the finance industry, particularly in the developing world where women often face additional hurdles and cultural challenges.
At the end of the session, HRH The Countess of Wessex shared her own insights from her global work that focuses on championing gender balance and diversity as well as women, peace and security.
Empowering women is part of the core mission of 100WF. Over the past 20 years, 100WF has led the way in developing initiatives that have helped women in their professional careers and inspired the next generation of female leaders through its Investing in the Next Generation and GirlForce100 initiatives.
This event was produced by the 100WF Cayman Education Committee and kindly supported by the Maples Group. Learn more about 100WF and upcoming 100WF Cayman events by visiting 100women.org.
100WF Global Ambassador HRH The Countess of Wessex shares insights from her global work that focuses on championing gender balance and diversity as well as women, peace and security.
The Empowering Women in Finance and Beyond education session was produced by the 100WF Cayman Education Committee, pictured with 100WF Global Ambassador HRH The Countess of Wessex.
The lively conversation with Amanda Pullinger, CEO of 100 Women in Finance (pictured right) was moderated by Christina Bodden, Partner at the Maples Group and Board Member of 100WF (pictured left) and focused on how to approach empowerment for the betterment of women and girls across the world.
The 100WF education session was held at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman and generously supported by the Maples Group.
About 100 Women in Finance
100 Women in Finance is a global organisation committed to gender equity in finance by promoting diversity, raising visibility, and empowering women to find their personal path to success. It connects women at every career stage, including pre-career, to a global network of people and resources. The organisation’s mission is to strengthen the global finance industry by empowering women to achieve their professional potential at each career stage. It operates under a guiding principle that it calls Vision 30/40. It is the goal for women to occupy 30% of investment team and executive leadership roles by 2040.
About 100 Women in Finance Cayman
Since 2013, 100 Women in Finance Cayman has been making connections and creating opportunities that encourage female students to look favourably at careers in the Cayman Islands financial industry and presenting greater visibility of local female role models. To support Vision 30/40, all the local chapter’s fundraising efforts go towards Investing in the Next Generation initiatives including its flagship mentoring programme in partnership with the Cayman Islands Ministry of Education, GirlForce100.