Institutional Investor finally explores Dr. Scott Page’s work on the value of diversity when it comes to building more effective investment teams. Those of you who have read Dr. Page’s work will know that building successful teams is not just about bringing together personality types, gender and race matter because of the truly different perspectives people bring to the team. The full article can be found here: http://www.institutionalinvestor.com/blogarticle/3570881/Blog/The-Value-of-Cognitive-Diversity-in-Building-Investment-Teams.html?LS=EMS1294815&utm_medium=email%20alerts&utm_campaign=Asset%20Management%20Daily%20%2D%20Alternatives%202013&utm_content=2016_07_18&utm_source=ems%20email#.V4z0NjU0DIE
From the field of law, Faiza Saeed becomes the first woman to take the helm of Cravath, Swiane and Moore. Among the nation’s 200 largest law firms, only 3 have female managing partners as of 2015. Maybe Dr. Page’s book should be required reading in law school. The full article can be found here: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/14/business/dealbook/faiza-saeed-to-become-first-woman-to-lead-cravath-swaine-moore.html
In medicine, the pay gap is alive and well. In one of the largest surveys of the medical field, women were paid up to $51,000 less than their male colleagues. When isolating the survey to physicians from some of the nation’s most prominent medical schools, the gap was $20,000, and widened as time went on. The full article can be found here: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/12/health/women-doctors-salaries-pay-gap.html?_r=0
And finally from Inc., a great article with networking tips that will help you master networking even if you really hate it. Read on: http://www.inc.com/elle-kaplan/8-brilliant-ways-to-successfully-network-with-anyone.html
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