Engage. Encourage. Empower.
To accelerate our growth potential and success by becoming a key industry leader in diversity, equity, and inclusion.
The Women’s Inclusion Network (WIN) is a National Life Group community of bright, forward-thinking women and men dedicated to being a positive catalyst for diversity and inclusion in the financial services field. Standing on our core pillars of innovative leadership, diversity and inclusion, empowering women and giving back, WIN strives to build a culture where diversity thrives and uplifts the communities we serve.
WIN is dedicated to these core pillars:
Here’s what the data says…
Studies have shown that having a mother in a STEM field like finance will increase a young girl’s likelihood to take the same career path 48% more than it will for young males. Showing that an increase in the gender diversity in finance now will lead to continued and greater diversity in the future.
SSRN, STEM Parents and Women in Finance, Published 5/2017
Women, and especially women of color, are underrepresented in the leadership of North American financial industry firms. While women make up 30% of the entry-level positions at these firms, they make up only 17% of C-suite positions, which drops to just 1% for women of color.
McKinsey, Leadership perspectives on promoting women in financial services , Published 9/2018
Research by Mercer has found women studying finance are almost 50% more likely to say they don’t know enough about investment management (IM) to consider it as a career option.
Money Management, Where are all the women?, Published 8/2018