This conference is for any man or woman, be they allocators or it aspiring, emerging or established investment managers who value Variant Perspectives. We are seeking solutions to boost diversity in the asset management industry. We decided that the industry did not need another event for women portfolio managers to meet each other, but rather, an event where female investors and capital allocators could learn from each other.
It's about who you know
Investing more assets with more women can change the status quo. We are passionate about making this happen.
There is no shortage of headlines about institutional investors looking for female investment managers. And contrary to popular opinion, there is no shortage of accomplished female investment managers looking to raise assets.
The solution lies in coming together. Over the past 20 years, Meredith has presented her original research and insights to industry participants around the world. She is a frequent speaker on the international conference circuit and has had her findings published in books and major media outlets, including the Economist, the New York Times, CNBC, the Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times, the Journal of Investing, and others.
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From less overconfidence, overtrading, and testosterone to a greater tolerance for market noise and a more consistent application of investment strategy, there are a number reasons why women approach investing in a unique way.
The conversations provide market wisdom that can enhance your portfolio, regardless of your gender. And finally, Women of The Street provides role models for the next generation of female money managers. Meredith Jones is an internationally-recognized researcher, writer, and speaker.
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She is an expert in the alternative investment industry with over 20 years of experience. She was named one of Inc. She has been a regular columnist for Institutional Investor and is currently a contributor for Market Watch. Meredith also serves on the Board of Directors for Rock the Street, Wall Street a non-profit that provides financial and investment literacy courses for high school girls. Meredith was then recruited by hedge fund analytics provider PerTrac Financial Solutions.
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There she focused on industry trends with an eye to providing actionable insights and information. Her research on emerging managers, initiated in , and women and minority-owned funds created new investment categories. It has changed the way investors and money managers behave — both in the way investors allocate and how money managers market to and seek investors.
There she consulted for clients and authored white papers, including her first white paper on women and minority-owned investing. She was recruited to Rothstein Kass, a professional services firm with a focus on alternative investments, from Barclays.