Forthcoming Endeavors Of Females In Finance | The Bronx Daily | Bronx.comOn May 08, 2020, the Global Finale of the KWHS Investment Competition––a prestigious international high school competition––came to a close. The Fieldston School’s team, Females in Finance, had advanced to the Global Finale after placing 3rd in their region consisting of North American, European ...
The Females in Finance club at Ethical Culture Fieldston School is only a few months old, but they’re already working hard.
Started in September, the club has made an effort to get women involved in the male-dominated fields of finance and investment after junior student Rosemary Jiang noticed that even Fieldston’s own investing club was mostly populated by boys.
Just three months after they got off the ground, the girls took part in the Knowledge@Wharton High School Investment Competition. Their strategy, which invested $100,000 in digital cash for the venture capital fund Seedcamp, was a winner — the club was one of 12 teams selected to travel to San Francisco in March to take part in the regional finals.
The Riverdale Press: February 23, 2020
‘Fab Four’ of Fieldston are female finance forerunnersA career path in finance is one with a notable gender gap. According to Forbes, only 15 percent of financial executives are women despite the fact they account for 46 percent of all employees in the field. Career advancement for women in finance isn’t impossible, but it’s difficult. But at Ethical Culture Fieldston School, four young women are looking to change that.