Head of Programs

Position:

Come join an exciting, growing organization focused on making an impact! Less than 10% of the world’s investable capital is managed by women today. Our mission is to have 30% managed by women by 2030.

Organization:

Girls Who Invest (“GWI”) is a non-profit organization founded in 2015 dedicated to increasing the number of women in portfolio management and executive leadership in the asset management industry. We do this by providing educational programs, paid internships and a supportive community for female college students attending U.S. colleges and universities. Read more at www.girlswhoinvest.org.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee on-campus, online and year-round educational programming for female undergraduates interested in asset management studying at U.S. universities

  • Work with academics to maintain an established curriculum and assessments of a diverse class of scholars from both finance and non-finance backgrounds

  • Coordinate the curriculum calendar and any content adjustments with the faculty at the University of Pennsylvania, University of Notre Dame and other future academic partners

  • Work with the Head of Career Development to synchronize classroom curriculum with internship demands across asset classes

  • Work with Director of Operations to optimize technology and tools to deliver educational programming efficiently and effectively

  • Manage on-site program coordinators/program administrators for June programs

  • Manage relationships with university partners, both academics and administrators

  • Oversee the evolution of online educational programming. Currently consists of CFA Investment Foundations Certificate program for freshmen and the Wharton Business and Financial Modeling certificate program for sophomores

  • Develop year-round programming for GWI scholars and online learners. E.g., Work with partner firms to develop a series of monthly webinars during the school year.

  • Work with partners and GWI staff to explore hosting an annual convening of scholars for educational, employment and community-building purposes

  • Partner with academics to document our programs and publish thought pieces on lessons learned

  • Work with GWI’s admissions staff to determine student selection criteria for on-campus and online programs

  • Work with our public relations partner and marketing staff to document and publicize GWI programs

  • Represent the organization at conferences, on panels within finance and academic communities

  • Take the lead on shaping GWI’s business model/strategy for educational programs

  • Explore expansion of educational programs in high schools and internationally

  • Position Reports to CEO

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree required

Residence in New York City and environs preferred due to office location in Midtown