I am a woman, a mother of two boys and I have a thick accent. Based on old-fashioned standards, I have three strikes against me. Yet I am the global head of Invesco’s ETFs and indexed strategies.
My success underscores what I love about financial markets: they don’t care about gender, race or ethnicity. Eventually, even with three strikes against you, talent will prevail over stereotypes.
But that achievement still comes at a cost. You will have to work hard and make sacrifices. I followed my heart to Chicago, knowing that moving to a new country meant resetting the clock on my career trajectory. I took one for the team.