Wall Street Women: A Celebration of Excellence was created to honor women who have not only succeeded but excelled in a male-dominated industry. In its second year, Wall Street Women gives the Wall Street trading community an opportunity to nominate women who have made major contributions to their firms and to the industry.
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Keynote Speaker - Stephanie Ruhle
Stephanie Ruhle is an anchor for Bloomberg Television, based in New York. She serves as co-host of "Market Makers," airing from 10-12pm ET, and contributes to "Lunch Money," Bloomberg Television's noon-hour program covering all the top news in equities, currencies, bonds, and commodities. Ruhle regularly interviews industry titans such as Brazilian business leader Eike Batista, BlueCrest Capital Management LLP founder Michael Platt, Goldman Sachs President and Chief Operating Officer Gary Cohn and Blackstone President and Chief Operating Officer Tony James.
Prior to joining Bloomberg, Ruhle served as a Managing Director in Global Markets Senior Relationship Management at Deutsche Bank. There, she oversaw relationships for some of Deutsche Bank's largest hedge fund clients. Previously, Ruhle was a top producing salesperson at the firm, covering multi-strategy hedge funds.
Ruhle plays an active role in women's leadership and business leader development. She founded the Corporate Investment Bank (CIB) Women's Network and co-chaired the Women on Wall Street (WOWS) steering committee. Ruhle is also a member of the board of trustees for Girls Inc. New York and the I-Mentor Corporate Advisory Board. She is a member of 100 Women in Hedge Funds, The Women's Bond Club and a member of the corporate council of the White House Project, a not-for-profit organization working to advance women in business, government and media. She also serves on the board and advises for "React To Film," an issue-based documentary film series.
Ruhle began her career at Credit Suisse. There, she was the highest producing credit derivatives salesperson in the U.S. Ruhle earned her bachelor's degree in International Business from Lehigh University. Under her major, she studied in Guatemala, Italy and Kenya.
Women trailblazers, entrepreneurs, mentors, rising stars and others honored for their achievements at the 2011 Wall Street Women celebration.
"In reading the bios and knowing some of the awardees personally, I stand in admiration of the leadership and excellence this group of women has brought to the global capital markets."
Sylvia Rocco speaks with Traders Magazine editor Michael Scott at the 2011 Wall Street Women celebration.