1. The author found that in terms of early-career investment management recruitment, young women:
A) are reluctant to build their network to learn more about investment
B) are less likely to show their passion for a role with the same overt language as male candidates
C) strike an effective balance between conviction and humility
D) are held back by lack of self-belief more so than self-promotion
2. In relation to gender diversity initiatives, superannuation funds:
A) will struggle if they are larger in scale
B) routinely ask investment partners about performance
C) have largely escaped client and asset consultant scrutiny
D) lag investment fund managers
3. Which of the following statements regarding employment barriers for women in investment management is correct?
A) Fund-specific and industry responses have been largely absent
B) Senior leadership often wants to keep a male-dominated team culture
C) Small teams and profit pressures entrench the need to hire experience
D) Female candidates are put off by the proliferation of junior roles
4. Research cited found that excessive mentoring combined with under-sponsorship can stymie women's leadership potential.
5. The author highlights that affinity bias is a form of positive discrimination that helps male leaders see the future potential of women more than men.
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