EXECUTIVE MBA (EMBA) ALUMNA AT UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE WINS ADVOCATE OF THE YEAR AWARD
Khayala Eylazova (EMBA 2014) has won the Advocate of the Year award at the Women in Finance Award Series 2020. The award recognises leadership in driving diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) in the finance, insurance and technology sectors.
Khayala’s passion for advocacy has seen her use her platform as Senior Manager at PwC UK Financial Services to co-lead the firm’s DEI initiatives. She founded PwC’s Women in Insurance network and programme, the objectives of which are to improve access to working in the sectors and support the professional development and progression of women in the UK. Outside of her work at PwC, Khayala also supports the drive for DEI in insurance and work through initiatives and leadership centres, including at the University of Cambridge and University of Oxford.
Q&A WITH BASAK YAVUZ ON WOMENOMICS IN EMERGING MARKETS
Goldman Sachs published their first report on Womenomics in 1999 centered around the notion that gender diversity is critical for commercial success. Over twenty years later, Womenomics has undoubtedly gained momentum as the need for gender diversity and inclusion are more important now than ever. In this piece, Basak Yavuz, the co-head of Goldman Sachs Asset Management’s Emerging Markets Equity franchise bringing with her 20+ years of industry experience, shares her insights on the importance of Womenomics in Emerging Markets.
PANDEMIC HIGHLIGHTS SUSTAINABLE FINANCE STRATEGIES TO ACHIEVE UN DEVELOPMENT GOALS
COVID-19 has presented many challenges throughout the year, but it has also been a period of introspection where societies have come together for the greater good and are taking stock of how we can do things differently. This can have the power of accelerating emerging trends, including sustainable development goals and digitization….
TEN WAYS WE CAN SUPPORT WOMEN IN THE WORKPLACE DURING A CRISIS
Losing ground at this stage will have dire consequences for women, especially when we have come this far. It’s imperative that women, girls, and other vulnerable groups are at the center of all efforts during and after this crisis…
SUSTAINABLE INVESTMENT AND THE RACE TO ZERO EMISSIONS DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC
The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) threw the world’s health, economic and financial systems into disarray, but the pandemic did little to distract the U.K. from the climate crisis...