The Women Building Wealth (WBW) global scholarship initiative aims to help women to learn how to start building their wealth investing in the stock market. With these skills, they can better manage the wealth they are generating through their work and businesses.
Winners of the scholarship get free access to the How to Start Building Your Wealth Investing in the Stock Market online course, a US$200 value. In addition, they get access to the private Women Building Wealth Facebook community. In the community, they will meet and get support from other women who can act as guides, inspiration, or mentors.
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PRESS RELEASE November 20, 2020: Financial Firm Awards Women Building Wealth scholarships worth US$50,000
A. Stotz Investment Research has awarded 253 Women Building Wealth scholarships to recipients from 13 countries. In this second round, A. Stotz Investment Research partnered with Lean In Malaysia to bring this global initiative to Malaysia. Recipients receive full access to the How to Start Building Your Wealth Investing in the Stock Market online course. The course is known as “This proven, step-by-step system will transform you from feeling frustrated, intimidated, and overwhelmed about investing to being a confident investor who is in control of your financial future.”
Scholarship recipient background
Sixty-one percent of scholars had a bachelor’s degree, 27% a master’s degree, and 3% a high school degree. The rest had doctoral degrees, high school degrees, and associate degrees. For those who held at least a bachelor’s degree, 13% studied accounting, 11% engineering, 9% law, 8% business administration, 7% for each of economics and science, and 5% marketing. The remainder studied management, psychology, computer science, and finance.
Scholars came from 13 countries with 188 from Malaysia, 26 Thailand, 15 Nigeria, 8 Singapore, 3 Bangladesh, 3 Japan, 2, Kenya, and 2 Philippines. One recipient each came from Australia, Ghana, Indonesia, Pakistan, and Ukraine.
“The cooperation with Lean In Malaysia has allowed us to bring the scholarship to nearly 200 women in Malaysia,” said Andrew Stotz, CEO of A. Stotz Investment Research. “The energy of this intake has been awesome, and we look forward to future cooperation!”
About Lean In Malaysia
Founded by Sarah Chen and Abir Abdul Rahim in 2015, Asia Women that independently powers Lean In Malaysia is Malaysia's largest women empowerment platform with over 5,000 members, harnessing the power of leadership and community to embolden women to achieve their full potential. Asia Women works to address the two key issues of women dropping out of the workforce, and also the lack of women in senior management positions via multiple partnerships and programs which educate, enable and empower women to define their success. Learn more at www.leaninmalaysia.com
About the Valuation Master Class
A. Stotz Investment Research, a Hong Kong-based firm that advises financial institutions, created the How to Start Building Your Wealth online course in 2018. The course promise is as follows: “This proven, step-by-step system will transform you from feeling frustrated, intimidated, and overwhelmed about investing to being a confident investor who is in control of your financial future.” The course is taught by former number-one-voted financial analyst Dr. Andrew Stotz, CFA.