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Women in trading continue to be the shining light in the current market. There are many examples of female traders’ success stories but we did not have to dig deep to find the truly inspirational female business leader. Inna Rosputnia(Lady F) has overcome great odds and serve as a beacon for all those to follow.
Her example provides a high degree of hardship and success. “Be not afraid of greatness; some are born great, some achieve greatness, and others have greatness thrust upon them“, so rightly stated by William Shakespeare.
Inna Rosputnia is one of the most successful female traders. Nominated to Women in Finance Awards in 2016, known as a trader, who turned $10k into $3,000,000 in a few years of trading and run one of the most fast growing investment companies, she was named “Wall Street Queen” by one of the bankers during the Women Economic Forum.
“When I was a child, nothing could have predicted my future career in finance. The only thing that connected my growing up in small Ukrainian village and Wall Street was watching American TV series with my granny. There were always some stories about investing, stocks, oil etc., and I dreamed of understanding and getting into this world.” – says Inna Rosputnia.
She was working as model and TV host but became closer to her true purpose only in 2007. Inna kept thinking about what she would like to do next; meanwhile she was working at Alfa Insurance IC.(a part of Alfa Group Consortium – one of Russia’s largest privately owned investment groups, with interests in oil and gas, commercial and investment banking, asset management, insurance, retail trade, telecommunications, water utilities and special situation investments). Finally, Inna began trading futures, commodities, and stocks in 2009.
“When I first started I was broke and in debts. I didn’t have the right to fail and I was always moving forward no matter what and no matter how difficult it was. When you can’t make a step back, you do your best, you open all your inner resources to proceed and to reach your goal. At most difficult times, when I was feeling like giving up, I looked back on how far I have reached already and how many people were depending on me. My family was always my pushing power, giving me support and inspiration.” – Inna tells.
Inna has also been active as a philanthropist since 2013 when she began providing funds to help women in Africa to attend universities and start own business. In 2016, Inna joined Cherie Blair Foundation for women to contribute to women empowerment and promote gender equity, human rights, and transparency. Inna has a special mission to engage women into trading and investing, educate them and empower.
Being a woman trader, who started from zero, and became millionaire she understands when it comes to financing and investing, women have special needs. Her work with Cherie Blair Foundation inspired Inna to wrote a book ‘Basic instinct of Woman Trader‘. In this book, Inna shares secrets about how to change mindset to succeed in trading and investing, and how to be profitable in trading. Her book is aimed to empower women, as she told her own story there.
“To reach any goal you need to make the first step – don’t wait for the right time (It will never come), do it now. Taking action is the way to success and common feature of all successful people. Just trust your inner voice, believe in yourself and keep moving forward!” – wrote Inna in her letter to readers.