Monica M. Mandelli Among 20 Women Honored by the Society of Foreign Consuls
Monica M. Mandelli, Managing Director at Goldman Sachs, received the honor from Italy's Consul General in New York, the Hon. Natalia Quintavalle.
Mandelli earned a BS and MS summa cum laude from Milan's Università Bocconi in Economics and Social Science and an MBA, with distinction, from Harvard Business School.
was raised in a small town outside of Milan.
"I've always been a very ambitious woman.
And I've always thought women were undervalued and knew it was important for a woman, if she
had the desire and capability, to try to have a big career."
She has been the Managing Director since 2007 and is the Global Head of the Family Office Coverage and Strategic Relationship Management Group within the Investment Banking Division.
Additionally, she is the Co-Head of the Firmwide's Women Network, where she works to increase networking opportunities and access to senior management for junior businesswomen in the banking sector.
"Find what is unique in your style and turn up the volume a couple of notches," advises Mandelli
unique trait, her
Italian accent and heritage, she
says: "Instead of hiding it, I turned it into an asset."