Author Archives: Cheryl L. Evans

Cheryl L. Evans, JD, LLM, is a director in educational events and programs at CFA Institute. She has also served on the Future of Finance team and was a senior investigator in the Professional Conduct Program at CFA Institute. Prior to joining CFA Institute, she held various legal positions, including: senior counsel at the US Securities and Exchange Commission; trial attorney at the US Department of Justice; and Special Assistant US Attorney in the Eastern District of Virginia, handling criminal matters, among other positions. She holds bachelor of arts, juris doctor, and master of laws degrees.

Leadership Lessons Learned from Space

Former astronaut and retired Air Force Colonel Cady Coleman says that we generally don’t get to choose our colleagues, but you need to understand their point of view. Read More

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Opening Doors to Your Future

Investment firms are accepting the premise that they need to change their cultures and increase diversity. We need to change cultural norms, working to challenge embedded views along with overt and unconscious biases. Read More

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Bridging the Divide: Thoughts on Diversity and Race

Michele Norris, award-winning journalist and former host of NPR’s All Things Considered, describes her current project as “eavesdropping on America’s conversation about race.” Read More

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Meeting the Challenges of Diversity and Inclusion

The main challenge lies not in diagnosing the issue of diversity in the workplace, but in addressing it. Read More

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