WFG20 Italy

REPLAY: Enhancing women’s leadership in finance: the Champions for parity within investment funds

Oct 19, 2021 | 1:30 PM - 2:15 PM


Nowadays, most of the venture capital funds worldwide have no women in management positions. On the other side, women-led businesses receive only a minority of investments. There is a dramatic gender gap both within investment funds and among their recipients. It is essential that more women are active in this field to develop a more inclusive finance for good. They will participate in driving the funds towards ground-breaking businesses, including women-led ones, which tackle important issues such as climate change, inclusive technology and mental health. The high-level speakers will illustrate how they are conducting the change for a different conception of gender-balanced venture capital and investments. How can we ensure that parity is achieved within investment funds? How can stakeholders establish the adequate environment for women investors to thrive in funds management?