The Female Excellence in Advice Award program is a joint initiative
of the Association of Financial Advisers and TAL.
Established in 2011, the Award recognises women in financial advice who are making a significant contribution to their profession, their community and their clients.
The Award promotes positive change in the financial advice sector, encouraging more women to enter the industry and to take leadership roles. Importantly, it aims to give choice to Australians when it comes to getting financial advice. With more women in the industry and a better representation of women in senior roles in financial advice, we hope to address the challenges experienced by Australian women when it comes to seeking advice, being adequately resourced for retirement and obtaining insurance.
Please take time to recognise excellence. Nominate yourself or another female financial adviser. Support an Award that supports women. Entries open 31 May and close 31 July 2013. The Award recipient will be announced at the AFA Annual Conference in October 2013.
"More women should be encouraged to enter our profession; a profession that provides flexibility, rewards and opportunity.
“To do this we need a greater voice and to tell better stories. The award delivers this opportunity and as a result, over time, I believe will help the profession to attract more women. My story is one that I believe is about authenticity – the authenticity of an adviser who cares deeply about her clients and the role I have to play in ensuring their lives and livelihoods are protected. I hope that my story inspires other women to enter the 2013 AFA Female Excellence in Advice Award."CHRISTINE'S VIDEO
"FEIA was the first initiative to showcase female financial planners and their distinctive styles in providing quality advice. As a previous finalist in this Award I discovered the amazing and diverse contribution women make in the practice of financial advice.
"I am proud to head up AFA's Inspire committee and to support the FEIA. Committee member, Aranka Nolan, created the magnificent FEIA Award trophy in 2011, 2012 and will do so again this year. Have courage, get involved, get nominated, be seen and be heard in the 2013 FEIA. You will get great value out of the experience."