Thursday, January 26, 2017

2 Types of ‘Currency’ That Help Women Succeed - THINK ADVISOR

Originally published:  January 24, 2017

Carla Harris of Morgan Stanley says push for diversity should not be ‘a bull-market phenomenon’

The Financial Services Institute kicked off its annual OneVoice conference Monday in San Francisco with its first women’s lunch and leadership sessions.

Keynote speaker Carla Harris, vice chairwoman of wealth management at Morgan Stanley, spoke to more than 100 female executives and other independent broker-dealer employees about career advancement and diversity within the industry. There are two types of "currency" that help women succeed in the workplace, she said.