Muppies NYC: Careers in Public Equities Investing

Monday, November 23 2020 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM [EST]

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Monday, November 23 2020 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM [EST]

Muppies NYC is hosting an exciting 1.5 hour panel for all Muppies members on careers in public equities investing.  Four panelists from hedge funds and mutual funds will discuss a wide range of topics including:
  • Day to day in the industry
  • Why pursue a career in public equities investing?
  • What does the job entail?
  • What is the best part of the work?
  • What is the most difficult part of the job?
  • What was your career path?
  • How does the job compare with other jobs in finance?
  • What experience and skills do you need to enter the industry?
  • How do you find out which funds to apply to?
  • What do funds look for in new hires?
  • How can you build a compelling case as a candidate?
  • What does the application and interview process look like?
  • What are the keys to building a career in the industry?
  • What do you look for in public equity investments?
  • Who are your favorite investors?
  • What are your favorite investing books?
  • What else do you read and listen to?
  • Who do you follow on twitter?
An open Q&A will follow.

  • Zohair Rashid, Jackson Square Partners
  • Feroz Qayyum, Pershing Square
  • Moiz Khan, Palestra Capital
  • Haroon Masood, Third Point
A Zoom meeting link will be sent to all registrants no later than an hour prior to event. Reach out to for Zoom questions.

Muslim Urban Professionals (Muppies) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering and advancing Muslim professionals to be leaders in their careers and communities. We strive to create a global community of diverse individuals who will support, challenge, and inspire one another by providing a platform for networking, mentorship, and career development. Learn more about Muppies and how to become a member at

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