1. Forget Golf. Women’s Endowment Roles Can Lead to the Boardroom

    Forget Golf. Women’s Endowment Roles Can Lead to the Boardroom

    (Bloomberg Markets) -- The old boys’ network is costing university endowments money. Investment committees that have female majorities typically generate higher returns than committees that don’t. “There’s something about the way women lead and the way they collaborate,” says Jolyne Caruso-FitzGerald, a 35-year Wall Street veteran and chair of the board of trustees at Barnard College, a women’s school in Manhattan. “There’s this intimidation factor on mostly male boards...

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    1. There's something about the way women lead and the way they collaborate.
    2. It's impressed me that women are reaching the senior ranks at endowments.
    3. Guys have been lining up behind each other on the golf course for 20 years.
    4. People, especially alumni, want to donate to something they believe in.
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