Women in Derivatives

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Women in Derivatives
Founded 2007
Headquarters New York, NY
Web site http://womeninderivatives.org/

Women in Derivatives (WIND) is a nonprofit organization that was started in 2007. Its mission is to educate, guide, mentor and sponsor the professional development of girls and women in the financial services industry, particularly in the area of derivatives. Its programs are free. The organization invites and encourages men to participate in programs as well.[1]

Its services include:

  • One-On-One Education and Mentoring
  • Educational Events
  • Paid Internship Program
  • Providing Scholarships and Support to Young Women Interested in Technology, Math, Science and Finance

While currently focused on serving women in New York, WIND is also expanding its educational opportunities and programs to Boston, Washington DC, Los Angeles and London and expects future growth around the globe.


Products and Services


Key People

Board Members:

Kristin Boggiano: Special Counsel, Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP

Kyle Brandon: Managing Director, SIFMA

Marisol Collazo: CEO of DTCC Data Repository (US) LLC

Claudia Downing: Vice President, Goldman Sachs

Ilene Froom: Partner, Jones Day

Tracey Jordal: Executive Vice President of PIMCO

Angie Karna: Managing Director, Nomura Securities International

Michele Kershaw: Vice President, Goldman Sachs

Carlotta King: Associate General Counsel, Managed Funds Association

Kimberly Summe: General Counsel and COO, Partner Fund Management, LP

Cassandra Tok: Managing Director, Goldman Sachs

Supurna Vedbrat: Managing Director andCo-head Electronic Trading & Market Structure, BlackRock


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