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Episode 4 – The Importance of Leadership Roles for Women

July 17, 2020

Many women are pursuing careers in previously male-dominated professions, including highly specialized arenas like forensic accounting in M&A transactions. More female voices are joining the table and establishing themselves in leadership positions.

In this episode of Deal Us In, host Kelsey Hitchcock is joined by Christen Morand, a partner and certified public accountant in Ernst & Young’s Forensic & Integrity Services practice. The discussion examines how the culture for women has evolved over the past 10 years, particularly in complex industries such as M&A. Christen shares her experience as an accounting arbitrator, a position historically held by men.

About Deal Us In

Deal Us In is a podcast produced by McGuireWoods and 7 Mile Advisors, which aims to promote the advancement of women as critical leaders in private equity and finance. Through relatable conversations with professional women, especially those in under-represented corporate leadership positions, this podcast will highlight the importance of inclusion and diversity in the legal practice.

If you have a recommendation for an inspiring interviewee, a question you’d like us to ask, or a topic you would like to hear covered, or if you’d like to tell us about women-focused initiatives in the field, please go to our website at www.DealUsInPodcast.com. We look forward to hearing from you.

This podcast was recorded and is being made available by McGuireWoods for informational purposes only. By accessing this podcast, you acknowledge that McGuireWoods makes no warranty, guarantee or representation as to the accuracy or sufficiency of the information featured in the podcast. The views, information or opinions expressed during this podcast series are solely those of the individuals involved and do not necessarily reflect those of McGuireWoods. This podcast should not be used as a substitute for competent legal advice from a licensed professional attorney in your state and should not be construed as an offer to make or consider any investment or course of action.

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