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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.

March 3, 2016 | PR Newswire

The American College State Farm® Center For Women And Financial Services Names New Board Members

The American College State Farm® Center for Women and Financial Services has named eight new members to its advisory board, adding an even deeper level of expertise to its mission of promoting the advancement of women in the financial services profession.

December 17, 2015 | U.S. News & World Report

10 Investing Tips From Successful Women

By: Lou Carlozo

For all its versatility as a search engine, Google might as well be Mr. Google when it comes to finding women in the investment industry. "If you do a Google image search for a financial advisor, you will mainly see pictures of men – older, white men," says Jocelyn D. Wright. "Our industry has a real image problem."

August 4, 2015 | Insurance News Net

Inspired to Sell: The Moments That Changed Advisors

By: Susan Rupe

The worst day in Ryan Smith’s life turned out to be the day he found his mission in life in one of those transcendent moments that put ordinary people on extraordinary paths. This was a turning point that was a theme for many of the advisors who told us about their inspiration.

January 1, 2015 | Insurance News Net Magazine

Women of Color Seek a Seat at the Leadership Table

By: Jocelyn Wright

I have attended several conferences for women in the insurance and financial services industry over the past few months. They were great events that allowed women an exclusive opportunity to network, share ideas, and celebrate successes. I left feeling energized and empowered.

September 22, 2014 | The Wealth Channel Magazine

2014 Women’s Leadership Academy Summit

The State Farm® Center for Women and Financial Services at The American College hosted its third annual Women’s Leadership Academy Summit on June 3-5, 2014, at the Hyatt French Quarter in New Orleans, La. Enhancing the format from previous years, the 2014 WLA Summit featured not one but two learning tracks.

September 22, 2014 | The Wealth Channel Magazine

Managing Leadership Transitions: Advice for Advisors Who Work With Women

By: Amy J. Katz, Lawrence L. Grypp

The landscape of leadership in family businesses is changing. As more young women graduate from college and seek professional work, many are turning to their family’s business as a place where they can develop their careers, assure financial  security and sustain the legacy of their family’s business into the next generation.

April 2, 2013 | The American College of Financial Services

Women's Leadership Academy Summit 2013

In an effort to provide aspiring female leaders with the tools they need to advance their careers, the State Farm® Center for Women and Financial Services at The American College will be holding its second annual Women’s Leadership Academy Summit on April 17-19, 2013 at the Hilton DFW Lakes Executive Conference Center in Grapevine, Texas

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