Wall Street has not traditionally been a woman’s world.
At the senior level, women make up only 20% to 35% of executives on the Street.
But there are women who have made it, and they can serve as valuable resources for others hoping to build careers in finance.
Morgan Stanley spoke to a handful of its senior women and published their best pieces of advice in a recent blog post.
Here’s what some of those women had to say.
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You don’t always have to say ‘yes’ — not even to opportunities offered to you.
“Don’t miss out on potentially fantastic roles or jobs by thinking that you need to follow a particular career path. But don’t say ‘yes’ to every opportunity that’s offered to you either. Make sure you have someone you trust, who can help you think through opportunities as they come up.”