Rising Stars – From Figure Skating to Finance: Day in the Life of a Portfolio Manager
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This session will provide an overview of the asset management industry and the day-to-day workflow as a portfolio manager. I will compare and contrast between asset management and other career paths and share more about her personal experiences.
Some topics covered will include:
- What is asset management and how does it fit into the financial services industry
- Comparing accounting, investment management, and investment banking career paths
- Utilizing your degree in the financial services industry
- Day in a life as a portfolio manager
Tiffany Wibowo, CFA
Tiffany Wibowo is currently works at BlackRock as a Portfolio Manager, covering Canadian and Latin American iShares funds. She was formally an analyst in index research at BlackRock, where she was responsible for researching and analyzing corporate actions, such as M&A, spin-offs, and public and secondary offerings. She is a CFA charterholder and passed the three levels of the CFA exam in three consecutive years.
Tiffany was homeschooled from kindergarten throughout high school, and graduated Summa Cum Laude from Santa Clara University in 2016, earning a dual degree in Accounting (BSc) and Economics (BS), with a minor in International Business. She was awarded the 2016 Robert O. Anderson Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement, given to the top accounting student at SCU. Tiffany was inducted into numerous honor societies, including Phi Beta Kappa.
At BlackRock, Tiffany is currently the Americas Head of Associates Arena, Co-Chair of San Francisco Associates Arena, and editor-in-chief of BlackRock’s WIN (Women’s Initiative Network) Leadership Profiles. Previously, Tiffany founded Analyst Alley, the network for analysts, and led the SF Graduate Philanthropy Committee, where they help support underserved communities. In her community, she has been the Secretary of the Financial Executives International Rising Stars Advisory Board for the past four years and served as part of the Alumni Board of Directors at Santa Clara University for a three-year term.
Tiffany has spoken at numerous panels and events. Most notably, she was featured as a panelist at FountainBlue’s Women in Leadership When She Speaks event titled “To Rosie the Riveter and Other Ground-Breaking Women,” held at the Quora headquarters.
Tiffany is a three-time Theatre on Ice National Champion, where she was team captain, and represented Team USA at the 2015 World Championships (Nations Cup) in France and is an accomplished harpist, having toured China and Taiwan with a harp solo with the Elite Little Angels Symphony Orchestra.
In her free time, she enjoys playing golf and tennis. Tiffany also runs a productivity and lifestyle blog called The Smarty Femme (https://thesmartyfemme.art.blog/) and a small YouTube channel https://tinyurl.com/subscribetiffihearts. For more information on Tiffany, here is her LinkedIn profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tiskandar/