Number of women in financial services is ‘pathetic’ – IMF’s Georgieva

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The International Monetary Fund’s managing director said today (May 20) that the representation of women in senior roles within the financial industry was “pathetic”.

Kristalina Georgieva said financial institutions with more women in senior roles tend to have lower levels of non-performing loans and better financial stability.

“If we know our financial sector will perform better with more women in leadership roles, then we need to push more up the ladder,” Georgieva told a conference held by

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