Past Event

Women in Finance Workshop: Towards Equality

March 9, 2017 - March 10, 2017
1:00 PM - 12:30 AM
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International Affairs Building, Room 1501

Workshop Agenda

Thursday, March 9, 2017
8:00 - 9:00 am: Registration, continental breakfast

9:00 - 9:15 am: Welcome and introduction:

    Introductory Remarks: Patricia C. Mosser, Columbia SIPA, Harumi Urata Thompson, COO NYSAA

9:15 - 10:30 am: Women as Customers, Research paper presentation and discussion

    Laurie Goodman, “Women are better at paying their mortgages than men”, Urban Institute, 2016
    Tabea Bucher-Koenen, Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy, “Gender, financial literacy and financial decision making”
    Discussants: Enrichetta Ravina, Columbia Business School, Terrance Odean, UC Berkeley, Haas School of Business

10:30 - 10:45 am: Coffee break
11:00 - 12:30 pm: Promoting Equality in Finance, Views from the Top

    Chair: Yasmine Ergas, Columbia SIPA
    Panel of senior public and private sector executives.
    Panelists: Christine Cumming, Columbia SIPA
    Nadine Baudot-Trajtenberg, Deputy Governor, Bank of Israel
    Kathie Andrade, CEO, Retail Services, TIAA
    Carlotta de Franceschi, Columbia SIPA, Action Institute

12:30 - 2:00 pm: Lunch and Keynote

    Introduction: Merit Janow, Dean, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University
    Speaker: Mary J. Miller former Undersecretary for Domestic Finance, US Treasury
    Consequences: The impact of gender diversity on financial sector firms’ performance and the economy

2:00 - 4:00 pm: Women as financial professionals

    Chair: Ailsa Roell, Columbia SIPA
    Renee Adams (speaker), B. Barber and T. Odean, “Family, Values, and Women in Finance” (using CFA Institute data)
    Elizabeth St. Onge, Oliver Wyman “Women in Financial Services, 2016”
    Linda Bell, Barnard College "Women-led Firms and the Gender Gap in Executive Pay: The Financial Sector in Highlight", 2017
    Discussants: Paola Sapienza, Northwestern University, Adam Quinton, Lucas Point Ventures

4:00 – 4:15 pm: Coffee break
4:15 – 5:00 pm: Innovation and Inclusion: Women’s World Banking

    Karen L. Miller, Chief Knowledge and Communications Officer, Women’s World Banking, in conversation with Yasmine Ergas.

5:00 - 5:30 pm: Summary discussion: Where should research go next?

    Terrance Odean, UC Berkeley, Haas School of Business
    Yasmine Ergas and Ailsa Roell, Columbia SIPA

5:30 - 7:30 pm: Reception

    Foyer, 15th floor, International Affairs Building

Open to Columbia students and affiliates.

Contact Information

Center on Global Economic Governance