The majority of junior staff working in financial services is women, although only one in four people who reach a managerial position is a woman. Women have been facing difficulties in reaching superior or senior positions in finance. As finance had been the tough field for women. The promotion to the senior leadership position is based on bias decisions. According to the research recently done by Catalyst presents the data of 2018, where women held only 12.2 per cent for CFO roles. In the world of alternative investments – women for the role of CEOs were only 13 per cent. A number of 30 women profile are guiding the financial functions for their companies. While others are taking investment decisions related to investments in banking and management sectors also in private equity. On the other hand, remaining is still growing in the innovative and advanced field of cryptocurrency and blockchain.
Despite strong support for gender equality at the political level, some women in the industry regret that they still face many prejudices. The majority of the entities under study claim to have carried out audits to verify that men and women receive the same remuneration for the same position; However, there are women workers who still think that there is an important gap, partly because, apparently, men fight their variable remuneration more and promote themselves better than they do.