April 06, 2017
Authors@Wharton, Wharton Fintech & Wharton Women in Business present
CEO & Co-Founder of Ellevest
in conversation with Karen Finerman, W’87
A limited number of Sallie’s new book, Own It: The Power of Women at Work, will be distributed on a first-come basis.
Questions? Contact Kaitlyn Phillips.
SALLIE KRAWCHECK’s professional mission is to help women reach their financial and professional goals. This spans several businesses: she is the CEO and Co-Founder of Ellevest, a just-launched digital investment platform for women. She is also the Chair of Ellevate Network, the global professional woman’s network. And she is the Chair of the Pax Ellevate Global Woman’s Index Fund, which invests in the top-rated companies in the world for advancing women.
Krawcheck is the past CEO of Merrill Lynch Wealth Management, the largest wealth management business in the world, at $2.2 trillion in client balances. She has a track record of turning around and innovating to drive growth in a number of businesses.
Krawcheck was named number 9 on Fast Company’s 2014 “100 Most Creative People in Business” list, as well as one of “10 Up and Coming Leaders to Watch” by Entrepreneur Magazine. During the research scandals, Fortune Magazine called her “The Last Honest Analyst” and noted that hers was the most influential voice for research quality and integrity. She has been listed as one of Forbes’ and Fortune’s “Most Powerful Women” in business and U.S. Banker’s top “Woman to Watch.” She is a past recipient of CNBC’s “Business Leader of the Future Award,” was one of Time magazine’s “Global Business Influentials,” Fortune’s “Most Influential Person Under the Age of 40” and an “Institutional Investor” top CFO in financial services. She was recognized by the World Economic Forum as one of its Young Global Leaders.
KAREN FINERMAN W’87 is Co-founder and CEO of Metropolitan Capital Advisors, Inc. Prior to co-founding MCA in June 1992, Ms. Finerman was the Lead Research Analyst for the Risk Arbitrage department at DLJ Securities Corp.
Karen serves on the Board of The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research and is also a Trustee of Montefiore Medical Center, sitting on their Investment Committee. Karen appears as a permanent member on CNBC’s Fast Money, one of the most watched business programs in America.