Improve Financial Performace With More Women At The Top!

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Check out this interview with Ilene Lang of Catalyst, the leading research and advisory organization working to expand opportunities for women and business (Click here to view the video segment). In it, she provides evidence of improved financial results from Fortune 500 companies with higher percentages of women in the C-Suite and on the board.

The two main reasons for success?

• Companies with more women in leadership positions tend to be more fair and equitable workplaces
• Diversity well-managed produces results

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Jill Schlesinger is the Editor-at-Large for CBS Prior to the launch of MoneyWatch, she was the Chief Investment Officer for an independent investment advisory firm. In her infancy, she was an options trader on the Commodities Exchange of New York.
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    Jill Schlesinger, CFP®, is the Emmy-nominated, Business Analyst for CBS News. She covers the economy, markets, investing and anything else with a dollar sign on TV, radio (including her nationally syndicated radio show), the web and her blog, "Jill on Money." Prior to her second career at CBS, Jill spent 14 years as the co-owner and Chief Investment Officer for an independent investment advisory firm. She began her career as a self-employed options trader on the Commodities Exchange of New York, following her graduation from Brown University.


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