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Event Recaps, Featured Events, Finance | May 01, 2019 |

Conference Spotlights Demand for Women in Asset Management

By Claire Curry Despite the rising number of women MBAs and women leaders across many industries, there is still a significant deficit of those in finance, and particularly in alternative investments. Which is why the Gabelli School connected with Chartered …

Business Economics
Business Economics, Featured Events | Apr 29, 2019 |

Nobel Laureate Economist Makes Case for Progressive Capitalism

Joseph Stiglitz, Ph.D., a winner of the 2001 Nobel Prize in economics, made the case for a radical departure from the traditional, hands-off approach of the U.S. government toward business at an April 24 event at Fordham’s Lincoln Center campus. “In the …

Featured Events
Featured Events | Apr 01, 2019 |

Career advice from Ellen Alemany, CEO and chairwoman of CIT Group

Reading a résumé with roles including head of The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) Americas, CEO for Global Transaction Services at Citigroup, and board member of Fidelity National Information Services, Inc., The Center for Discovery, Operation HOPE, and the Partnership …

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Featured Events | Mar 20, 2019 |

Ted Seides has made his mark, but he feels like he’s just getting started

If you read Ted Seides’ bio, you’d probably think he was ready to wind down. Currently the CIO of Perch Bay Group and managing partner of Capital Allocators, LLC, Seides left Protégé Partners LLC after serving as president and co-CIO …

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Featured Events | Mar 19, 2019 |

8 Lessons for Women from “Moves that Matter”

At “Moves that Matter,” the 20th Annual Fordham Women in Business Conference, held on International Women’s Day, several panels of driven female professionals, spoke of crucial decisions in their lives that made them who they are today. Eight highlights from …

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Featured Events | Mar 15, 2019 |

At the Gabelli School, SEC signals a win for individual investors

Being in the global center of commerce has its perks. So, when the Gabelli School of Business welcomed U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Jay Clayton and other top officials to the McNally Amphitheater, the international business press was watching. …

Featured Events
Featured Events | Jan 03, 2019 |

Lessons from Mario Gabelli, merger master

By Michael Garofalo Note: This story was originally published in the Fordham Newsroom and was re-published here on GabelliConnect. What makes a good arb? Mario Gabelli, the chairman and CEO of GAMCO Investors, Inc., is among the most qualified people you …

Featured Events
Featured Events | Dec 17, 2018 |

Impact investing is about to become more mainstream than ever

By Michael Benigno There’s an antiquated view still held by many, that impact investing for social and environmental good is wrought with risk and financial sacrifice. The challenges are too steep, the regulations are too complex, and the targets are …

Featured Events
Featured Events | Nov 19, 2018 |

Democratizing finance and the unexpected future of fintech

Most CEOs don’t wear blue jeans, do Krav Maga, and talk about inclusion as a core pillar of their business. But PayPal’s Dan Schulman isn’t your typical CEO. At a recent event titled “Democratizing Finance: Expanding Access Through Fintech,” co-sponsored …

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Featured Events | Oct 18, 2018 |

Opportunities abound in distressed debt investing

A pharmaceutical company struggling to make sales. A food manufacturer saddled with debt. A chemical producer plagued by pension obligations. At first blush, these scenarios don’t exactly evoke images of cash windfalls. And yet, for a special breed of investors, …

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