Woman and Finance: Shattering the Glass Ceiling with Sheryl Hickerson (Ep. 10)

Woman and Finance: Shattering the Glass Ceiling with Sheryl Hickerson (Ep. 10)

Despite progress in recent years, the financial services industry remains a challenging environment for women due to its male-dominated nature. But Sheryl Hickerson took action to break down these barriers by creating Females and Finance. 

With a community of over 4,100 members, her organization is revolutionizing the industry through its mission to make financial services a more welcoming profession for women. Hickerson’s unwavering dedication to empowering female professionals has forever changed the lives of many.

In this episode, Lara Galloway is joined by Sheryl to discuss how she has paved her way in this industry as an entrepreneur, networker, educator, and leader and how the community she built from the ground up is inspiring change.

In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • The inspiring story behind Females and Finance
  • The most significant voids in the industry and why addressing them is critical
  • Lessons learned from leading the community
  • Actionable strategies for supporting women in the industry
  • And much more!

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About our Guest: 

An award-winning, international speaker on social and digital marketing strategies for financial services organizations, Sheryl Hickerson founded Females and Finance, a private online membership organization supporting women in financial services and financial technology. Their industry rally cry called The Fearless Pledge was introduced in 2022 to support the hiring, mentoring, training, and advancement of 100,000 women in the profession by 2025.

Membership today is more than 4,100 professionals with no signs of letting up. After 30 years in financial services, Sheryl has dedicated her professional life to promoting better networking and diversity initiatives within the financial services community.

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