Don’t Be Afraid to Jump into Investing, Women: It Can be Fun

Besides the sheer excitement involved, successful trading can lead to financial freedom and economic empowerment.

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Trading can be exhilarating. It’s like holding your breath on a roller coaster, getting ready to let out a scream of excitement or pure terror. It’s filled with a wide range of emotions, from utter happiness to sheer disappointment. It strengthens us, and most important, it equips us with freedom, ownership and optionality. Every day offers a new challenge and adrenaline rush. Trading is a high-energy environment with high-energy players; the field is waiting for more women to step into the game.

Getting off the bench

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Iyandra Smith, Esq., TEP
Chief Operating Officer, Quantfury Trading Limited

Dr. Iyandra Smith is the Chief Operating Officer of Quantfury Trading Limited (Nassau, The Bahamas), a dynamic fintech disruptive brokerage whose mission is to promote honesty, integrity, and transparency in trading. In her role, amongst other things, she serves as a key strategic partner to the Board of Directors to drive forward business strategy, ensure proper governance, and facilitate the modernization, optimization, and efficiency of the company’s operations. She is admitted to practice law in the State of Florida and the Commonwealth of The Bahamas. Iyandra has been featured on CNBC and in a host of global magazines and news publications. She is a sought-after speaker on trending issues within the financial services sector.