One Girl at a Time with Seema Hingorani

Episode 85: One Girl at a Time with Seema Hingorani

This one is a dream guest! Seema Hingorani is a Managing Director at Morgan Stanley Investment Management focused on talent development, client relationships and diversity initiatives. She served as a member of the National Finance Committee of Secretary Clinton’s 2016 Presidential Campaign and is an active member of The Economic Club of New York and 100 Women in Finance. Seema’s also the Founder and Chair of Girls Who Invest, a nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing the number of women in portfolio management and leadership in the asset management industry. 


Seema has a 30×30 mission. Her life’s work will be realized when women manage 30% of the world’s investable capital by 2030. How will we get there? By focusing on talent, training and tenacity.


Invest your time in learning more about Seema. It will be well worth it!


A few highlights:

03:26: Seema recalls always being shocked at the lack of women on organizational charts – and started asking why.

04:48: How the inception of Girls Who Invest came from a surprising revelation.

05:19: Her goal of 30 by 30 was realized when less than 5% of women managed the $80 trillion in global assets.

23:09: How risk is really about being risk-aware. 


Seema Hingorani

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Since 2013, Morgan Stanley was one of a select group of companies, and the first financial services firm, invited to participate in the organization’s MAKERS@ corporate initiative to annually recognize women across Wealth Management who serve as groundbreakers, innovators and advocates along with the men who sponsor and champion women’s advancement. To date, Morgan Stanley has recognized 95 women and two men.

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