Sallie Krawcheck Gives Brit Her Best Career Advice
Sallie Krawcheck, who has been called "the most powerful woman on Wall Street,'' and her career thus far, only proves it, talks to Brit to discuss her journey as a woman in finance. She has been the CEO of Smith Barney, Merrill Lynch Wealth Management and CFO of Citigroup, along with the author of 'Own It: The Power of Women at Work'. Now, she is the CEO and cofounder of Ellevest, a financial advisory firm for women and the first company of its kind to reach a billion dollars in assets.
Sallie's conversation with Brit touches base on Sallie's personal career journey thus far, how her childhood shaped her drive to infiltrate venture capital and how she started out. She also discusses how the workplace has changed throughout the years. Women are in the minority when it comes to raising venture capital and Sallie and Brit talk about the obstacles women must overcome to raise venture funds in a man's world. They also speak on how women in particular can achieve their financial and professional goals. Tune in to learn about starting out on your own and what it took to grow the most successful financial advisory firm for women.