Women Investment Professionals

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Women Investment Professionals (WIP) is a professional women’s organization that supports women in the institutional investment community. We accomplish this by providing networking, professional and personal development opportunities, and education programs to our diverse membership. Our core values are integrity and collaboration. By becoming a sponsor of WIP, your company will gain valuable visibility as a supporter of our mission. Women Investment Professionals is a 501(c)(6) organization.

Our Sponsors


Jackson is a leading provider of retirement products for industry professionals and their clients. The company and its affiliates offer variable, fixed and fixed index annuities designed for tax-efficient growth and distribution of retirement income for retail customers, as well as products for institutional investors. Jackson is a proud founding member and co-chair of the Alliance for Lifetime Income, a nonprofit 501(c)(6) organization formed and supported by 24 of the nation’s financial services organizations to create awareness and educate Americans about the importance of protected lifetime income. Focused on thought leadership and education, Jackson provides industry insights and financial representative training on retirement planning and alternative investment strategies. The company is also dedicated to corporate philanthropy and supports nonprofits focused on strengthening families and creating economic opportunities in the communities where its employees live and work. For more information, visit www.jackson.com

Founded in 1969, Jennison Associates’ driving principle is: Doing what’s right for clients will always be right for the firm. We believe that sustainable alpha generation is possible through fundamental research, specialized teams of experienced portfolio managers and analysts, bottom-up portfolio construction, and high-conviction investing. Today, the firm’s equity and fixed income capabilities span the style, geographic, market capitalization, and duration spectrums. As of September 30, 2022, we manage $164 billion in assets.

Legal & General Investment Management America, Inc. (LGIMA) was founded in 2006 with the purpose of helping people achieve their long-term financial goals. We offer a range of strategies to help our institutional clients (corporations, healthcare agencies, non-profit, education, public plans and Taft-Hartley) manage their investment objectives, which can range from market-based alpha-oriented strategies to those that are designed to be more liability-centric, derivative overlays, or indexed solutions. Our solutions-focused culture means that clients’ individual goals and objectives are directly aligned with customized solutions.

Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) is a global technology company serving the capital markets and other industries. Our diverse offering of data, analytics, software and services enables clients to optimize and execute their business vision with confidence. Through our eVestment division, we provide asset managers with the data and insights they need to build a competitive edge in the institutional market. And our Nasdaq Asset Owner Solutions combines world-class institutional data from eVestment with multi-asset class portfolio analytics from Solovis to provide the insights, support and transparency asset owners need to meet their investment objectives.

Nuveen, the investment manager of TIAA, offers a comprehensive range of outcome-focused investment solutions designed to secure the long-term financial goals of institutional and individual investors. Nuveen has $1.1 trillion in assets under management as of 31 December 2019 and operations in 24 countries. Its investment specialists offer deep expertise across a comprehensive range of traditional and alternative investments through a wide array of vehicles and customized strategies.

T. Rowe Price is an American publicly traded asset management company that offers a variety of investment management services, including mutual funds, collective investment trusts, separate accounts, and retirement planning services. They serve both individual and institutional investors and have a strong focus on research-driven investment strategies. T. Rowe Price has a reputation for being a long-term, conservative investment management firm with a strong emphasis on fundamental research and a commitment to providing excellent service to its clients.

Value & Benefits

Objectives of WIP’s Sponsorship Program

  • To secure stable funding and foster partnerships with organizations that support diversity initiatives promoting the advancement, recruitment, and retention of women in the investment industry and related fields
  • To expand our membership base to capture and increase representation from women across the financial services industry, including consulting firms, plan/fund sponsors, and service providers. WIP currently has nearly 400 members representing over $22 trillion in assets

Strategic Goals of Sponsorship

  • Promote professional networking and career development opportunities through our effective programs, diverse membership and extensive relationships in the investment community
  • Foster personal development through opportunities in leadership, mentoring, education and philanthropy for women across varying investment professions and experience levels
  • Provide high caliber education programs and access to pertinent resources to women in the investment industry

WIP Programs and Events

Throughout the year, we have events that focus on achieving our strategic goals, including our Economic Luncheons, our What’s Important Now (WIN) events, and our Professional Development Series, all of which offer panel discussions and opportunities for informal networking.

Our annual Fall event focuses on “women trailblazers” and showcases women who inspire others to achieve professional excellence. In 2007, WIP initiated an annual award – the Distinguished Woman Investment Professional – to recognize a woman from the institutional investment community who exemplifies our vision and values, and who has demonstrated exceptional leadership qualities.

Community Outreach

WIP also gives back to the community through its affiliation with various non-profit organizations that help the underprivileged in our community. Some organizations that WIP currently supports include Deborah’s Place, Pure Eden, and Opportunity International.

The Sponsorship Opportunity

Platinum Sponsorship $7,500

  • Your organization’s logo and mission statement featured on our website
  • Your organization’s name prominently displayed at events
  • Recognition on all event promotional materials
  • Promotion through WIP’s social media channels, including a quarterly  feature in our newsletter
  • Complimentary, reserved corporate table at our Annual Trailblazer’s  event
  • 5 complimentary tickets to any Professional Development event
  • 10 complimentary virtual tickets for select events (other than Trailblazer)
  • 10 complimentary WIP memberships

Gold Sponsorship $4,000

  • Your organization’s logo featured on our website
  • Your organization’s name displayed at events
  • Recognition on all event promotional materials
  • Complimentary, reserved corporate seating for 4 at our Annual    Trailblazer’s event
  • 10 complimentary virtual tickets for select events (other than Trailblazer)
  • 5 complimentary WIP memberships

Silver Sponsorship $2,500

  • Your organization’s logo featured on our website
  • Your organization’s name displayed at events
  • Complimentary, reserved corporate seating for 2 at our Annual  Trailblazer’s event
  • 10 complimentary virtual tickets for select events (other than Trailblazer)
  • 2 complimentary WIP memberships


Gold Sponsors

Silver Sponsors