Ken Heath Award

STA Women in Finance Committee, in partnership with

STA Chicago

is NOW accepting nominations for the


2018 Ken Heath Award

Honoring those men who have made a notable and genuine
contribution to the advancement of women in finance
Presentation will take place at
An Evening of Recognition & Education
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
4:00 pm to 7:00 pm CDT
The Montgomery Club – A Gibsons Venue
500 W. Superior – Chicago, Illinois



Why Recognize Men?
Most gender diversity strategies focus on women-only initiatives or workplace harassment training. STA WIF assists in the career development needs of women in the financial services industry. Among STA WIF’s eight (8) Guiding Principles is; Engage men; gender diversity strategies that engage men achieve meaningful results.
 STA WIF believes a successful diversity strategy is a culture shift within the entire organization and that corporations that engage men in their gender diversity strategies achieve meaningful results. To learn more about STA WIF including its Mission Statement & Core actions please visit us HERE

Proud Sponsor of STA Women In Finance






Application Submission Information
Letters of recommendation should be in narrative form, 500 to 750 words and submitted to Dawn Combs at by  Friday, February 23, 2018.

Please include details on how the candidate exemplifies the attitude and acts of service by Ken Heath towards the advancement of women in finance. In particular, provide examples of how the candidate: Maximizes available resources relative to his position to promote opportunities, career development and visibility for women in finance, and demonstrates sincere and genuine support for the advancement of women in finance.

Nomination Criteria

  • Candidate must be male, currently employed within some capacity of financial services, and be
    based within 500 miles of Chicago.
  • Candidate must possess an appreciation for personal excellence and fulfillment through family, faith, philanthropy, hobbies and other leisure pursuits.
  • Candidate does not have to be an STA member. Current STA Board members are not eligible.
  • STA requests that nominee be available to attend the March 21 event, if selected as a recipient.

All inquiries should be directed to or 646.699.5995.


Registration and Sponsorship (space is limited)

Individual tickets can be purchased at a future date for $395 each.

A table of eight (8) can be purchased for $3,000 and includes branding as Proud Sponsor of STA Women in Finance.

See Photos From the 2017 Ken Heath Award Presentation HERE


About Ken Heath
In 1999, Ken Heath founded Women of Wall Street, which through its annual publication and awards ceremony honored women with varying degrees of talent and years of dedication to the securities industry. The Ken Heath Award was founded by family members of Ken Heath, to recognize those men who have made a notable and genuine contribution to the advancement of women in finance.

The 2018 Ken Heath Event is brought to you by a grant from the STA Foundation, a 501 ( c ) 3 organization