NIRI Webinar: Embracing Equity - Paving the Path to an Equitable Future for Women in IR

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Every year during March, women all over the world are celebrated. In North America, Women’s History Month honors the historical achievements of women. And on March 8, International Women’s Day (IWD) marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. In this NIRI webinar, you'll hear about the lived experiences from women who have grown successful careers in IR and continue navigating the evolving industry. You’ll have the opportunity to learn from inspiring women who are driving equitable change and advocating for equality in capital markets. This discussion covers topics such as:

  • Building your network and leveraging the power of community
  • Mentorship and advocacy for the next generation of IR talent
  • Challenges and advice for overcoming career obstacles
  • Closing the pay gap and navigating difficult conversations for career growth
  • Managing up and how to work with a male-dominated C-suite
  • Where we go from here—how to create equity in IR


  • Geri Weinfeld, Vice President, Investor Relations, Snyk
  • Meaghan Montegari, Managing Director, ICR
  • Rushmie Nofsinger, Vice President, Investor Relations & Corporate Affairs, Scholar Rock
  • Marissa Homere, VP Marketing, Irwin (moderator)

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