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NEWS AND ARTICLES

From in-depth articles, columns, suggestions and opinion pieces to market outlook updates and Association and industry news, this section always features content of interest to our members for both their professional functions and the advancement of their careers. Check this section regularly and sign up for our newsletter to receive the latest information right in your inbox!


ARTICLES

Cocktail réseautage : Comment gérer ses émotions et en tirer profit ?

11 September 2017

Par Manon Beaulieu, FSA, FICA, Vice-présidente, Optimum Actuaires & Conseillers inc., membre du Conseil d’administration de l’AFFQ et Stéphanie Destrempes, avocate, Lavery de Billy s.e.n.c.r.l., membres du comité développement professionnel de l’AFFQ...

19 November 2015

Nous apprenons avec enthousiasme que la présidente du Mouvement Desjardins, madame Monique F. Leroux, a été élue à la présidence de l’Alliance coopérative internationale (ACI) lors de son assemblée générale, le 13 novembre d...

30 April 2015


La personnalité de la semaine: Dana Ades-Landy (article offered in french only)

28 October 2014

Figure respectée dans le milieu bancaire, Dana Ades-Landy s’est donné pour mission d’augmenter le nombre de femmes dans l’administration des grandes entreprises. Elle est notre Personnalité de la semaine. By Martin BeausejourSource : La Presse - April 28, ...

Influential women in Quebec

16 September 2014

The Insurance and Investment Journal published on August 18, 2014 the annual special issue presenting the 50 most influential women in the field of life insurance in Canada. Ten women, from all corners of the province were beautifully figured and well represented.Traditionally dominated by men, the ...

Women to Wall Street: Are You Listening?

12 July 2014

IMAGINE that you work for a financial company. You’ve plowed through stacks of research showing that women — who are increasingly educated and affluent — could be a big source of revenue for you. Now what? Do you paint the reception area a nice shade of coral? Put handbag hooks on ...

Women need to take more investment risk: Roseman

09 March 2014

Only one in five women feels comfortable investing in stocks, says a recent survey. They need to get more confident with risk because they live longer than men.  Women take less risk with their money than men do, says a survey of 17,000 investors around the world.  By Ellen Roseman - On Yo...

50 Leading Women In Hedge Funds 2013

06 January 2014

Women first worked on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in 1943, and 1967 ushered in the first female NYSE member. Fast forward to 2013 and one women sitting in Manhattan now presides over the largest prime brokerage in the United States: Teresa Heitsenrether, Global Head of J.P. Morgan&rsquo...

Canada’s female breadwinners are growing in number, but not by age group

10 June 2013

Couples with women at the economic helm have almost quadrupled since 1976. Gender roles in the home and workplace evoke deep, primal responses. In the U.S., a recent Pew Research study showed that females were breadwinners in an increasing share of American families. The news led some excitable comm...

Financial experience & behaviors among women

25 July 2012

Many of the fundamental changes in the lives and experiences of women over the last generation are reflected in the data we have seen in the 12 years we have been researching women’s financial experience and behaviors. In an effort to provide more comparative data that is reflective of women&r...

Leveling the Playing Field

31 July 2010

Upgrading the Wealth Management Experience for Women.  As wealth management clients, women are both significant and undervalued. They control about 27 percent of the world’s wealth (meaning that they decide where the assets are invested), yet more than half of the women we surveyed feel t...

Women Want More in Financial Services

30 October 2009

A quiet economic and social revolution istaking place, one that has significant meaning for financial services organizations. It is a revolution of, by, and for women, driven by a quest for more – more time, more value, more peaceful and secure lives.  Source: The Boston Consulting Group&...

NEWS

Winners of the 13th edition of the Talentueuses Award Ceremony

09 May 2018

Montréal, April 12, 2018 – The Association of Québec Women in Finance (AQWF) celebrated its 13th Annual Les Talentueuses Awards Ceremony last night, which recognizes the achievements of professional women working in the financial sector across the province. This year’s edit...

Comment gérer ses émotions et en tirer profit ?

11 September 2017

Par Manon Beaulieu, FSA, FICA, Vice-présidente, Optimum Actuaires & Conseillers inc., membre du Conseil d’administration de l’AFFQ et Stéphanie Destrempes, avocate, Lavery de Billy s.e.n.c.r.l., membres du comité développement professionnel de l&...

Les Cercles d'enrichissement

20 June 2017

Fall 2017 will be enriching! Have you secretly always wanted to discuss your challenges and get advice and viewpoints from other experienced women in finance? Your chance is coming! Join the Association’s new learning community as part of an innovative series of six friendly, private get-toget...

The AQWF celebrates the talent of professional women in finance and plans initiatives to provide for the next generation

29 April 2015

  MONTRÉAL, April 29, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - The Association of Québec Women in Finance (AQWF) celebrated last night its 10th Annual Talentueuses Awards Ceremony. The event highlights the achievements of professional women who work in the finance sector....

THE ASSOCIATION OF QUEBEC WOMEN IN FINANCE LAUNCHES ITS NEW WEBSITE

15 October 2014

New image, new website. Same mission and commitment as always.  The Association of Quebec Women in Finance (AFFQ) is immensely proud to reveal its new website and brand image. More mobilized than ever and every bit as dedicated to providing services that fulfill its members' needs, the...