Female Founded Hedge Funds is (finally) on Trend

According to the Kresge Foundation, female leadership in hedge funds represents less than 10% of the overall industry. But nine new funds are indicative of a long-awaited change in the hedge fund industry: they are being led by women. These women have spent their initial years in the industry earning money and fostering connections that …

Finding Gender Equity at the Helm of Hedge Funds

Women have broken every professional barrier and risen to the top of every industry. Yet, for some reason, there are still few senior women in hedge funds and practically zero in investment roles. A 2015 study by Ernst & Young, KPMG, and Morningstar, found that only 2% of hedge funds are led by women, fewer …

New Study Shows Women and Hedge Funds Still Don’t Mix

According to a new report released by Preqin, women make up less than 20% of the hedge fund industry’s work force, a number that has barely changed since November 2017. Women are even rarer in the upper echelons of the $3.2 trillion sector, composing a mere 11% of the senior execs. In November 2017 Preqin …

Women Still Don’t Have a Place at the Hedge Fund Table

Great strides have been made by women in the financial services industry, but one place that is still mostly closed to them is the hedge fund sector, where they work pretty much everywhere, accept where the money is. Out of the 50 largest US hedge funds only two have women in the role of top …

Women Underrepresented in Hedge Fund Sector

According to a new study, women who work as investment banking analysts lag behind their male colleagues when it comes to breaking into the world of hedge fund management. The research was done by the recruiting firm Vettery, and looked at 1,394 analysts; males making up 76 percent of the pool, and women 24 percent. …