Keynote Speakers

The Undergraduate WIN conference will feature distinguished keynote speakers/panels from our platinum sponsors, Fidelity Investments and Capital Group.

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Ramona Persaud

Portfolio Manager, Fidelity Investments

Ramona Persaud is a portfolio manager in the Equity division at Fidelity Investments. Fidelity Investments is a leading provider of investment management, retirement planning, portfolio guidance, brokerage, benefits outsourcing and other financial products and services to more than 20 million individuals, institutions and financial intermediaries.

In this role, Ms. Persaud manages Fidelity Equity-Income Fund, Fidelity VIP Equity-Income Portfolio, Fidelity Advisor World Funds Equity Income Fund, Fidelity Equity-Income Commingled Pool and Fidelity and Fidelity Advisor Global Equity Income Fund. Additionally, she co-manages the sub-portfolio of Fidelity Advisor Multi-Asset Income Fund and the equity sleeve of Fidelity and Fidelity Advisor Strategic Dividend & Income Fund.

For clients in Canada, Ms. Persaud manages Fidelity US Dividend Fund and she manages the sub-portfolio of Fidelity Global Dividend Fund and the sub-portfolio of Fidelity Global Dividend Investment Trust.

Prior to assuming her current responsibilities, Ms. Persaud held various other roles within Fidelity, including portfolio manager of Fidelity and Fidelity Advisor Dividend Growth Fund and assistant portfolio manager of Diversified International Fund, based in London. She was also a Select Banking portfolio manager and research analyst and Select Construction & Housing portfolio manager and research analyst.

Before joining Fidelity in 2003, Ms. Persaud worked as an analyst at both Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs. She has been in the financial industry since 1996.

Ms. Persaud earned her bachelor of science degree, summa cum laude, in environmental engineering from the Polytechnic Institute at New York University. Additionally, she earned her master of business administration degree in finance from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Friday, October 5, 2018

Capital Group