Morgan Stanley Launches Major Redesign of Women’s and Multicultural Financial Advisor Forums Website

New Look and Feel Celebrate Women’s Leadership Summit in Dallas,
May 11-13

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) today announced that the Women’s
Financial Advisor Forum
and Multicultural
Financial Advisor Forum
will mark an approaching seven-year
anniversary of continual web publication with a major redesign and
in-depth coverage of its Wealth Management Women’s Leadership Summit in
Dallas, May 11-13.

“The two forums have done a remarkable job of spreading the word about
Morgan Stanley’s commitment to diversity,” said Kara Underwood, Managing
Director of Diversity and Inclusion. “We’re proud of the job they’ve
done and the example they are setting in the financial services industry.

“This July, the websites will mark a seven-year anniversary of
showcasing the opportunities a career in wealth management can present
to women and individuals with diverse backgrounds. By displaying the
many faces of success at Morgan Stanley, we are working to encourage
diverse and talented people to consider a career here,” she added.

The Forums will display a new graphic look while retaining their
emphasis on recruiting events and in-depth profiles of Morgan Stanley
Financial Advisors and other professionals who excel in business and
community endeavors.

One of the first missions of the new Women’s
Financial Advisor Forum
will be to provide extensive coverage of
Morgan Stanley Financial Advisors attending the Women’s Leadership
Summit in Dallas, May 11 through May 13. The conference will be led by
Shelley O’Connor, Co-Head of Wealth Management, and Kara Underwood.

The Summit is designed to inspire collaboration, learning and
achievement among successful women Financial Advisors by bringing them
together with senior Morgan Stanley executives and distinguished
achievers in finance, science, entertainment and technology.

The Women’s Financial Advisor Forum will begin social media and web
posts of the event on the evening of May 11 and continue the coverage
through May 13. Follow event coverage using #MSevents and on the Forum

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wide range of products and services to individuals, businesses and
institutions, including brokerage and investment advisory services,
financial and wealth planning, cash management and lending products and
services, annuities and insurance, retirement and trust services.

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Christine Jockle, 914-225-6827