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  WE BACKGROUND   
     
  OUR MISSION  
     
 

Women in ETFs brings together people in the ETF industry across the globe to champion our goals of actively choosing equality, diversity, and inclusion.  We are bold and fearless in our mission to develop and sponsor talent, recognize and honor the achievements of women in the industry, and invest in the ETF community.

 
     
     
 
     
 
 
 
  • Take a leadership position in recognizing excellence
  • Position WE members to succeed
  • Build a community or peers to learn, share and grow
 
  • Advocate broadly for inclusivity and equality
  • Coach, mentor, and sponsor for the advancement of women in finance
  • Strengthen our industry
 
  • Provide cutting-edge education
  • Connect with the best minds and experts across the industry
  • Access opportunities across the ETF community
CONNECT   SUPPORT   INSPIRE
 
     
 
 
 
 
 
 
MILESTONES
 

MILESTONE | JUNE 2015

WE hits 1,000 members!!


MILESTONE | MARCH 2015

WE launches the Asia Pacific Chapter in Hong Kong & Sydney.

WE Europe launches in Frankfurt & Zurich.


MILESTONE | FEBRUARY 2015

WE Europe launches in Paris.

MILESTONE | JANUARY 2015

WE celebrates its 1 year anniversary with a breakfast at the InsideETFs Conference in Florida!


MILESTONE | DECEMBER 2014

WE US launches in Washington D.C./Baltimore.


MILESTONE | NOVEMBER 2014

WE goes international with the launch of chapters in Europe and Canada, with London & Toronto leading the way.

WE US launches in San Francisco.


MILESTONE | OCTOBER 2014

WE US launches in New York City.

MILESTONE | SEPTEMBER 2014

WE US launches in Chicago.


MILESTONE | JUNE 2014

WE US launches its first city in Boston.


MILESTONE | JANUARY 2014

Founded in January 2014, Women in ETFs brings together women in the ETF industry in the United States,Canada, Europe and Asia Pacific to CONNECT, SUPPORT, and INSPIRE.

 
MILESTONE | JULY 2014

WE announced its board of directors as well as global and regional leadership teams in July 2014. Additional details can be found in our press release.
 
 
 

WE FOUNDERS

SUE THOMPSON, Managing Director, Head of Institutional Management/RIA | BlackRock

JOANNE HILL, Head of Institutional Investment Strategy | ProShare Advisors
DEBORAH FUHR, Managing Partner | ETFGI LLP
MICHELLE MIKOS, Director of Independent & Regional BDs | Invesco 
LINDA ZHANG, Senior PM & Head of Research | Windhaven Investment Management


WE Founders: Michelle Mikos, Deborah Fuhr, Linda Zhang, Joanne Hill, Sue Thompson



 
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