Jewelle Bickford
Partner, Financial Advisor, Evercore Wealth Management, LLC

Presentation Title: The Business Case for Parity and the Challenges Achieving It 

March 15, 2018
Luncheon sponsored by:

Luncheon Menu

Herb Grilled Chicken Breast with roasted fingerling potatoes and seared tomatoes.
Greek pasta (V/GF) with olives, artichokes, tomatoes and cucumber in a white wine lemon sauce.
Blondie Bars

about the speaker

Jewelle Bickford is a Partner and Financial Advisor. She works closely with the firm’s planning and investment professionals, focusing on family governance, and chairs the firm’s private wealth education initiative.

She joined Evercore Wealth Management in 2013 from GenSpring Family Offices, where she led the company’s focus on women and wealth. Jewelle was previously a global partner at the Rothschild Group, head of the Debt Capital Markets for Rothschild Inc. and a member of the N.M. Rothschild’s Global Banking and Treasury Committee.

Jewelle is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the founder of Women and US Foreign Policy, the Council’s Task force on the role of women in economic and political development in the Middle East and South East Asia. She currently serves on the board of EL Education and the Business Committee of the Metropolitan Museum. She is a Trustee Emeritus of Women for Women International, Women’s Media Center and Randolph Macon Women’s College, now Randolph College. She is a member of the Committee of 200 and The Women’s Forum, and is a founding member of the Paradigm for Parity movement, a group of CEOs, senior executives, board members and business academics committed to achieving gender parity at the senior levels of all major corporations by 2030.

She earned her B.A. from Sarah Lawrence College and is a graduate of Duke’s Fuqua Business School Leadership Program.