The financial services industry is finally making progress on gender balance in the workforce. Mindsets are shifting and, as a result of hard work and commitment, progress is beginning to be reflected in the numbers.
But 20 percent representation of women on executive committees and 23 percent on boards is not enough. There is still a long way to go to create an industry in which women have equal access to opportunity and positive outcomes.
The industry has made progress to date by focusing on the workforce. This narrow viewpoint helped grab the low-hanging fruit. But what got us to where we are today will not get us to our ultimate destination. So we set out to answer: what will deliver the next wave of change as we enter a new decade?