women in financial industry 2019

Women in the Financial Industry - 2019

After the success of the 2018 Women in the Financial Industry conference held in Toronto, this inspiring event expanded in 2019 to include three cities: Vancouver, Montreal and Toronto. The 2019 theme was “Creditworthy: navigating success as a woman in the financial industry.” See below for profiles from our Women in Leadership series. Stay tuned for more post-event coverage.

Corporate commitment to women panel - Vancouver


Melanie Adams, Vice-President and Head, Corporate Governance and Responsible Investment, RBC Global Asset Management
Diana Godfrey, Senior Vice-President, Human Resources, Fidelity Canada
Lori Landry, Chief Marketing Officer, Sunlife Global Investments


Melissa Shin, Editorial Director, Advisor's Edge and Investment Executive

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Panel supporters:

Christine Tan

“If we do a good job, we’re helping people feel more comfortable with their investment positions and retirement plans.”
- Christine Tan
, AVP, Portfolio Management, Sun Life Global Investments | Portfolio Manager, Sun Life Excel Emerging Market Balanced Fund

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Adrienne Young

“Make choices based on what you’re going to learn… and how that’s going to help you grow into the role you really want.”
- Adrienne Young, CFA
, Vice-president, Director of Credit Research and Portfolio Manager, Franklin Templeton Canada Calgary, Alberta

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“Leadership comes in different styles and not every style works in every environment, but two qualities are key in any industry: Empathy and drive.”
- Dagmara Fijalkowski
, Head of Global Fixed Income & Currencies, RBC Global Asset Management

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