A Woman's Guide to the Street 2/6/19

TXWSW, Limitless

Happy Wednesday!

YWPN is looking for summer internships for its students! These girls are accomplished and motivated and our member companies who have hosted them in the past repeat their participation in the program because these young women have made strong contributions. Details are at the bottom of this post or reach out to Katie Albritton, Director of Partnerships 214-824-1400 x210 (office) or 972-638-0391 (cell) | kalbritton@ywprep.org to learn more.

From the good news file, women have taken the $700 billion CLO market by storm. Female executives hold one out of every 10 senior management jobs in the field and head 13 of the world’s 50 largest CLO teams. Female-lead CLOs have also outperformed their male counterparts since 2013. The full article can be found here.

In the venture capital arena, funding to female founders for 2018 stalled at 2.2% of all VC dollars. To put this in perspective 482 teams of female-led companies received $10 billion less in funding than the e-cigarette company Jul took in buy itself. The full article can be found here.

Finally, from Japan, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has made it a priority to elevate women in the workplace to help jumpstart their sputtering economy, but it seems that a glaring imbalance in housework and childcare duties keep women from pursuing better jobs. An analysis of government data noted that women who work more than 49 hours a week do close to 25 hours of housework a week compared to their husbands who do an average of less than 5. The full article can be found here.

We have our 10th annual State of the Markets coming up on Thursday, April 25th, 2019 in Dallas. This year we are honored to have the legendary Alice Gould and CIO of the Year TJ Carlson joining us. With the recent market turmoil, you will not want to miss this event! Sponsorship packages are available. Please reach out to Bianca King at developmentdirector@txwsw.com  to learn more.

I would ask each of you to consider corporate sponsorship of TXWSW. Benefits include attendance at our flagship events and recognition for your firm. To learn more, you may find our sponsor information here. Additionally, we would be happy to create a custom sponsorship for you. Please contact Bianca King at developmentdirector@txwsw.com

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