Women In Listed Derivatives

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Women In Listed Derivatives (WILD)
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Founded 2009
Headquarters Chicago
Key People Leslie Sutphen, Co-founder; Jessica Titlebaum, Co-founder; Cathey Curley, President
Twitter @WILDerivatives
Web site www.womeninlistedderivatives.org

Women In Listed Derivatives (WILD) is a group of emerging and established women in the listed derivatives and over-the-counter space. The organization aims to recognize the women that have shaped the derivatives industry as well as to provide networking opportunities, knowledge sharing and mentorship programs.[1] WILD is dedicated to assisting women advance in their careers.[2] More than 1000 women are currently involved in WILD, with 50 percent having more than 10 years of experience in the industry.

WILD officially held it's inaugural event at Ceres Cafe in Chicago in October of 2009.[3] Since then, WILD has organized casual gatherings and quarterly networking events attracting women from Chicago, New York, Washington D.C., London, Singapore, Frankfurt and Mexico City.

Mission Statement[edit]

Women in Listed Derivatives (WILD) aspires to promote networking and relationship building among women in the listed and over the counter derivatives markets through mentoring programs as well as social and educational events. Our mission is to highlight industry role models, encourage advancing careers and collectively underscore the prominence of women in derivatives.


Membership is open to women with two or more years in the listed and OTC derivatives space and/or those who have been recommended by existing WILD members.


Key People[edit]

WILD is led by a Board of Directors and Executive Committee.

Global Branches[edit]

The organization also has steering committees in London and Frankfurt that meet on a monthly basis. Additionally, WILD has growing branches in New York and Singapore.



New York