The Psaros Center joins the nation in commemorating Women’s History Month by conducting interviews with some of the best and brightest women shaping the world of business and finance. These features aim to showcase successful women in the finance field and provide advice for rising women students on how they can achieve their own success in business. Explore some of our Women’s History Month events below.
Women Leaders in Finance and Business Interviews
Georgetown MBA and undergraduate students interviewed women leaders in finance and business.
Women leaders interviewed:
- Mary Erdoes, CEO of Asset & Wealth Management, JPMorgan Chase
- Afsaneh Beschloss, Founder and CEO, RockCreek Group
- Suzanne Donohoe, Partner & Global Head of Strategic Growth; Co-Chair, Inclusion and Diversity Council, KKR
- Rosemary Berkery, Former Chair and CEO, UBS Bank USA
- Jessica Bent (MBA’05), Group Head of Special Assets, Capital One
- Regina Lawrence Savage (MBA/MPP’04), Managing Director, Morgan Stanley
- Brooke Bollyky (MBA’11), Managing Director & Partner, Boston Consulting Group
- Isabelle Moses (MBA’07), Chief of Staff, Faith in Action
Professor Reena Aggarwal introduced the Center for Financial Markets and Policy’s series of events celebrating Women’s History Month.
Mary Erdoes, Asset & Wealth Management CEO of JPMorgan Chase, was interviewed by Georgetown University students Anastasia Nesterova (undergraduate student) and Lydia Kickham-Dawes (MBA student).
Academic Seminar: Gender and Diversity Research
March is Women’s History Month, and the Center has organized a number of events to celebrate. These include 1) student interviews with Women Leaders in Finance and Business series; 2) Career and Networking events for women students, and 3) Academic finance/economics research presentations related to gender and diversity.
In collaboration with the McDonough School of Business Dean’s Office Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Seminar Research series, three academic papers were presented.Watch the Academic Seminar: Gender and Diversity Research Recording
- “Discrimination in Lending? Evidence from the Paycheck Protection Program,” presented by Lisa D. Cook, Professor of Economics and International Relations, Michigan State University (co-authors Rachel M. B. Atkins and Robert Seamans)
- “Gendered Prices,” presented by Renée B. Adams, Professor of Finance, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford (co-authors Roman Kräussl, Marco Navone and Patrick Verwijmeren)
- “Corporate Leadership and Inherited Beliefs about Gender Roles,” presented by Mengxin Zhao, Financial Economist, Office of Corporate Finance, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (co-authors R. David McLean and Christo Pirinsky)