Women In Finance
#YesSheCan is based in Nottingham offering diversity and inclusion training, brand awareness consultancy and coaching to businesses across the UK.
Women make up only 43% of the manufacturing and engineering careers in the UK.
Absence of representation, diversity, lack of career progression and unconscious bias results in women not applying for jobs within the finance service industry.
In 2019 the global share of women as board directors in major financial services firms was 23%
A third of all board positions in the UK’s FTSE 100 companies are now held by women.
It’s been found that black women fare the worst in terms of progression in financial firms.
Major financial firms in the UK have made little to no progression in closing the gender pay gap.
Firms which appointed a female CFO also had higher profitability.