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March 1, 2018 | PR Newswire

CFP Board Center for Financial Planning Announces New Diversity Advisory Group

The CFP Board Center for Financial Planning announced today that it has formed a new Diversity Advisory Group to provide guidance and expertise in the development of diversity and inclusion initiatives that will increase the racial and ethnic diversity in the financial planning profession.

April 4, 2017 | Asset TV

Promoting and Retaining Diversity in Financial Services

By: Maya Chung

A lack of diversity in financial services persists even as U.S. demographics become increasingly heterogeneous. The American College of Financial Services' Jocelyn Wright sat down with Asset TV to explain why it's so important for the financial services profession to attract and retain diverse individuals, and how the industry is working to attain these goals.

March 31, 2017 | Pix 11 News

What is Going on with Women and Wall Street?

We have a movement going #beboldforchange. It is our time, there are very few of us women on Wall Street and we are trying to change that. What are the events that are causing all of this?

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.