Carla joined WSJ’s Women in Finance event to share her insights into achieving gender equity in the finance industry. Read an excerpt from the Wall Street Journal’s coverage below, and head over to the WSJ online for the full article.

Back when she started her career on Wall Street in 1987, Carla Harris could name all of the senior women in banking. The Morgan Stanley vice chairman said that today, that’s no longer possible — one sign of women’s advancement in finance. But she and other top female leaders say the financial services industry must do more for women.

At a New York event hosted by The Wall Street Journal Tuesday night, senior women in finance offered advice for companies and employees on creating equal opportunities for women–and advancing them into positions of power.

“The moment is now” for advancing more women, said Lisa Carnoy, division executive for the Northeast at Bank of America U.S. Trust.

Here’s some of their best advice for navigating a career on Wall Street.

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