Improve Alpha: Insist on Creating and Championing Diverse Talent (Webinar)
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Improve Alpha: Insist on Creating and Championing Diverse Talent (Webinar)

 Export to Your Calendar 7/14/2020
When: Tuesday, July 14, 2020
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Where: Live Webinar
United States

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Improve Alpha: Insist on Creating and Championing Diverse Talent

Our world has changed in the last 2 weeks. Our industry must respond in a profound way. The importance  of fostering a diverse and inclusive culture is necessary and improves results. Join this interactive conversation with experts on this topic focusing on how to develop and in invest in emerging and diverse talent.  Our panel will discuss their views and provide advice in three main areas: Hiring diverse talent; integration and development to realize the benefits of these differentiated perspectives; and financially backing emerging and diverse talent. 

This event is offered in partnership with Morgan Stanley Investment Management.

This is a LIVE webinar only and will not be available for replay!



Jacques Chappuis, Global Head of Distribution and Co-Head of the Solutions and Multi-Asset Group, Morgan Stanley Investment Management

Jacques Chappuis is the Global Head of Distribution and Co-Head of the Solutions and Multi-Asset Group at Morgan Stanley Investment Management. He is a member of the Morgan Stanley Management Committee and of the Investment Management Operating Committee. Before returning to Morgan Stanley in 2016, Jacques was the Head of Investment Solutions at The Carlyle Group. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, Jacques was Head of Alternative Investments for Citigroup's Global Wealth Management Group and before that a managing director at Citigroup Alternative Investments, the firm’s proprietary alternative investment unit. Jacques received a B.A. in finance from Tulane University and an M.B.A., with honors, from Columbia Business School. He is also a member of the New York Board of Advisors of Teach For America.


Sema R. Hingoranie, Managing Director, Morgan Stanley Investment Management

Sema R. Hingoranie is a Managing Director at Morgan Stanley Investment Management focused on investment talent development, client relationships and diversity initiatives. She joined Morgan Stanley in 2019 and has 25 years of investment experience. Seema is also the Founder and Chair of Girls Who Invest, a nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing the number of women in portfolio management and leadership in the asset management industry. Previously, Seema was the Founder and Chief Investment Officer of SevenStep Capital, an opportunistic investment platform focused on seeding women portfolio managers. She was also a Senior Advisor at Crestview Partners and an Advisory Group member at Walter Scott & Partners Limited. 

Prior to Seema’s four years of public sector experience, she served as Global Director of Fundamental Research at Pyramis Global Advisors; a Partner, Portfolio Manager and Senior Equity Analyst with hedge fund Andor Capital Management; a Partner and Senior Equity Analyst at hedge fund Pequot Capital Management; Co-founder of hedge fund Mirador Capital Management; and an Equity Analyst with T. Rowe Price. Seema earned a B.A. in psychology/philosophy from Yale College and a M.B.A. in finance from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.


Neha Markle, Managing Director, Morgan Stanley Investment Management 

Neha Markle is a portfolio manager on the AIP Private Markets team and has 19 years of industry experience. Prior to joining the firm, Neha worked at Pomona Capital, managing secondary and primary interests in venture capital and buyout funds, and Apax Partners, a leading global private equity firm. Previously, she served on the management team at Springboard Enterprises, a non-profit organization focused on venture capital, and as an analyst at Morgan Stanley. Neha received a B.S. magna cum laude in economics from the University of Pennsylvania and an M.B.A. with honors from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. 




This is a LIVE webinar only and will not be available for replay!

This event qualifies for 60 minutes of continuing education credit for CFA charterholders.


Morgan Stanley Investment Management
For more than 40 years Morgan Stanley Investment Management (MSIM) has provided client-centric investment and risk-management solutions to a wide range of investors and institutions. Our clients include corporations, pension plans, intermediaries, sovereign wealth funds, central banks, endowments and foundations, governments and consultant partners worldwide. Investment strategies span the risk/ return spectrum across geographies, investment styles and asset classes, including equity, fixed income, alternatives and private markets. 
More than 20 investment teams are organized by capability: Solutions & Multi-Asset, Real Assets, Active Fundamental Equity, Private Credit & Equity, Global Fixed Income and Global Liquidity. 
MSIM was established in 1975 as a subsidiary of Morgan Stanley Group Inc. As of March 31, 2020, MSIM employs 718 investment professionals worldwide in 23 countries and offers its clients personalized attention, the intelligence and creativity of some of the brightest professionals in the industry and access to the global resources of Morgan Stanley. As of March 31, 2020, MSIM managed US$584 billion in assets for its clients.

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