Against #MeToo Backdrop, Top Female Dealmakers Sound Off

Apr 25, 2018 - MoneyBeat

Stephanie Cohen is used to the reaction. The petite 41-year-old has spent the past two decades at Goldman Sachs Group running big deals for industrial companies and private-equity firms.

“I walk into a boardroom and I’m not who they expect to see,” she said. But that can be an advantage, she said. The client “will always remember what you said.”

Ms. Cohen was speaking at The Wall Street Journal’s Women in Finance event Monday night, along with Sandra Horbach, who runs...