Toigo In The News
Here’s a look at Toigo Fellows and the Foundation—and how we’re making news. As a partner to industry, Toigo is consistently sought to offer valuable insights into issues relating to diversity, graduate business school education, and helping firms keep an eye to long-term strategic diversity goals.
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Ontario Teachers’ Pushes for Three-Woman Minimum on Boards
Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan has proposed that all TSX-listed companies appoint a minimum of three women directors to boards.
In response to a paper filed by the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) regarding women in senior management positions in Canadian companies, the $125 billion fund said companies should be required to ensure their boards’ gender diversity or be sanctioned for non-compliance.
2013 / In the News
CIO Profile: Switching Up the Status Quo in Chicago
By Leanna Orr | September 27, 2013 — If Chicago’s public teacher pension plan were a hedge fund, it would be in the vein of Third Point or Perishing Square.
Where Dan Loeb and Bill Ackman strong-arm corporations as activist investors, Chicago Teachers’ leans on school systems as an activist creditor. For some public retirement funds, employer contributions roll in as promised, in full, and on time. For other pension plans, inflows require a bit of shaking loose.
Trailblazers Discuss Business Diversity at Consortium 2013
By Melissa J. Anderson (New York City) | June 7, 2013 — Yesterday, hundreds of institutional investors and small and diverse fund managers converged at Consortium 2013, for networking, career development, and discussion around the future of the industry.
How to Score MBA Scholarships
By Francesca Di Meglio | June 5, 2013 — Most people know all about undergrad scholarships, but they don’t realize that there are merit-based scholarships for MBA applicants, too—and they are not as hard to get as you might imagine. Here are some tips from the experts on how to snag some scholarship scratch.
The Toigo Foundation | Private Equity MBA Graduate Fellowship
Private Equity Growth Council Newsletter | May 20, 2013 — Nearly half of Toigo’s incoming MBA Fellows (Class of 2015) express a desire to work in private equity—a reflection of the growing interest in the sector among young professionals. Yet, with many PE firms “growing talent” by promoting from within and only a few hiring MBAs, the opportunities for an MBA to launch a private equity career are extremely rare.