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February 6, 2017 | The Red Zone Leadership Foundation

Jocelyn Wright: Strengthening Financial Services Through Diversity

By: Maribeth Kuzmeski

On this episode of the podcast, Jocelyn Wright discusses her work to change the face of the financial services industry via outreach programs and scholarship initiatives that will attract young women and African Americans to the profession.

February 1, 2017 | Insurance News Net Magazine

Diversity in Financial Services: The Time Is Now

By: Jocelyn Wright

I have long contended, if our industry is to realize any significant change in the representation of women, that change must be driven from the top down. Our industry can take a lesson from two organizations that have made concerted efforts around diversity and are working to create a leadership pipeline for women and minorities.

December 29, 2016 | InvestmentNews

Top Minds in Financial Advice Share Their Resolutions for 2017

By: Liz Skinner

InvestmentNews polled the 2016 Women to Watch awardees and asked them to report their 2017 resolutions, both in their professional and personal lives.

December 20, 2016 | Investopedia

How Advisors Can Break Into the Women's Market

By: C.W. Copeland

Women represent more than half of the U.S. population and share the responsibility for financial decisions at the household level. It is paramount to understand that they will be the final decision makers on the movement of money in the majority of American families.

November 21, 2016 | InvestmentNews

Women to Watch

By: Deborah Nason

Jocelyn Wright has been chosen as a "Women to Watch." InvestmentNews is honoring female financial advisers and industry executives who are distinguished leaders at their firms. These women have advanced the business of providing advice through their leadership, passion, creativity and willingness to help other women along the way.

September 13, 2016 | The American College of Financial Services

Getting More Women into Financial Services: A Matter of Networking

The American College of Financial Services is proud to support two major upcoming events aimed at empowering female financial professionals: the Women in Insurance and Financial Services Conference scheduled for Oct. 19-21 in Chicago, and the InvestmentNews Women Adviser Summit on Nov. 10 in San Francisco.

September 1, 2016 | Insurance News Net Magazine

Mentors and Sponsors: We Are Our Sisters’ Keepers

By: Jocelyn Wright

As we explore strategies to address the scarcity of women in the financial services profession, the need for mentorship and sponsorship must be an important consideration. Mentors and sponsors differ in many respects, but both work toward the same result: helping you reach your career goals.

May 3, 2016 | Financial Advisor

Women Advisors: How To Diversify The Advisor Practice

By: Dan Jamieson

There’s little argument the financial services industry needs more women advisors. The question is, how can it grow the ranks of women? Look for organizations to join and support and opportunities to connect with young people at high schools and colleges, said Jocelyn Wright.

March 18, 2016 | Investor's Business Daily

What Women Have To Offer As Financial Advisors

By: Margaret Price

On one hand, some women advisors claim a natural and enduring edge with women. Said advisor Jocelyn Wright, “We tend to be empathetic, good at listening to people and building relationships and having a level of patience that makes us uniquely qualified in this profession.”

March 14, 2016 | PR Newswire

The American College Named Education Partner Of Women Adviser Summits

The American College of Financial Services has been named the official education partner of the InvestmentNews Women Adviser Summits, a series of workshops aimed at empowering female financial professionals. The American College is a natural partner for the summits not only for its reputation as the leader in financial services education, but also for its commitment to the advancement of women within the profession.

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