The FPA has entered into an alliance with Financial Executive Women (FEW) aimed at advancing the progression of women in the financial planning profession.
Now in its fifth year, FEW was developed to provide support and career advocacy to women within financial services. It has a career advocacy program that is designed to enable women to obtain advice, guidance and support from more experienced and senior women within the financial services industry, thereby helping them to achieve their full potential.
“It is incredibly important to encourage more women to join the financial planning profession,” Beck said. “Financial planning offers many career paths, whether it’s working for an institution, an unaligned practice or building your own independent business. It’s a noble career that offers workplace flexibility, which many women find appealing.”
It is a view supported by FPA chief operating officer, Pene Lovett. “A career in financial planning is intellectually stimulating and offers significant earning potential. It also has the added attraction
of flexible working hours and the opportunity to positively impact lives.
Read more click on the FEW and FPA article May 2017