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In an industry still largely dominated by men, there are certain women in asset management who stand out for their unique leadership positions and styles - and their propensity to help others rise in the field. This list - the inaugural Top Women in Asset Management Awards, identifies 10 women influencing the industry and making a substantial impact on their organization and the fund industry. Whether they influence by product development, growing assets or creating more efficiencies, they all have one thing in common: They are pushing the industry forward while at the same time pursuing other passions and in many cases also raising a family.

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