One of the main ways women in asset management have gained leadership roles in the field is by having a voice, says Kim Mustin, the head of North American distribution at BNY Mellon Investment Management.

"Women are more involved in investment decisions than ever before and represent one of the biggest market opportunities for our industry," Mustin says. She got her start working on retirement issues at the U.S. Treasury, a job she says grew her passion for the industry. Today, her responsibilities include overseeing distribution across Dreyfus, BNY Mellon Retirement and institutional markets.

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