View presentations by our talented faculty members and leading industry professionals on issues relevant to women in today’s changing financial services industry.

New Research From The American College

Mary Quist-Newins speaks with correspondent Patricia Cheers about new research conducted by The American College that examines recruitment and retention in the financial services industry.

Financial Planning During Divorce

Mary Quist-Newins speaks with divorce planning expert Christine Palmer Hennigan about the initial steps to take when entering divorce proceedings and the steps women, in particular, should take to protect their financial independence.

Women in Financial Services: Multitasking and Maintaining a Balance

Kelly Decker, a New York Life Agent and Representative, talks to Mary Quist-Newins about the different approaches men and women take in their financial services careers, the key to building a successful business, and the necessary evil of sacrificing production for a work-life balance.

Five Barriers to Recruiting Women

A panel of industry experts from The American College's Women's Leadership Academy discuss the five barriers to female recruitment including training, role models, awareness, internships, and stories from top producers.

Retirement or Widowhood Can Mean Poverty for Women

Cindy Hounsell, President of the Women’s Institute for a Secure Retirement (WISER), speaks with Mary Quist-Newins about the likelihood of women living below the poverty line during retirement or widowhood, even if they were financially stable before.