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Like many successful career women, Simone Ramos feels she's had to work harder than any man to get to the top.

A high-flying executive and risk manager for global insurance group THB in Sao Paulo, Ms Ramos says being a female leader in a male-dominated industry has forced her “to be stronger and rise above myself every day".

“Very early on in my career I realised I needed to leave the office later, I needed to study more, I needed to prove myself three times more than any man,” she says.

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115 Companies Appointed a Woman to their Board for the First Time, Setting a Record for the Thirty Percent Coalition’s “Adopt a Company” Campaign

Nearly 400 Companies Named a Woman to Their Boards Since 2012 Thanks to the Coalition’s Institutional Investor Members

Boca Raton, FL – July 16, 2020 – Representing more than $6 trillion in assets under management, institutional investor members of the Thirty Percent Coalition engaged over 250 companies during the past year as part of the Coalition’s “Adopt a Company” campaign. Following these engagements, achievements include:

...we find that banks with more gender diversity on their board perform better once the composition of these boards reaches a critical level of gender diversity, corresponding to a board female share of around 13-17 percent.

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