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about anita

Anita Knotts is a highly accomplished senior financial executive, TEDx speaker, and founder/CEO of Lotus Women’s Institute, a company working passionately to bring more women into the wealth management industry.

After spending the first part of her career as a successful wealth advisor followed by years of leadership, Anita is now thriving in the next phase of her career as an entrepreneur, having launched her business Lotus Women’s Institute LLC in 2021. The mission of the organization is to attract, develop and advance women and women of color in wealth management.⁣

She believes the wealth management industry is at a critical juncture, and firms that implement initiatives to hire diverse teams—specifically for frontline roles—will have a competitive edge by better serving the client of the future.

“To women: the workplace is not a meritocracy. Hard work is just the beginning…you have to let others know about your work! Let Lotus help you authentically state your value to your firm.”
 –Anita Knotts

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With her wealth of knowledge (pun intended) and her mission to inspire women to rise to their full potential, Anita will capture your audience from the very beginning. She has been known to make an impact!

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About Anita Knotts



In The News

Lotus Women's Institute is In the News in FA Magazine with Less Talk, More Action press release. Click to download.

speaking topics

Anita has spoken on:

  • Importance of Financial Literacy for
  • Women: Get Over the Fear of Investing
  • Taking Risk in Your Career
  • Women Advisors: Building a Client Base
  • Women in Leadership

Recommended reading

Own It Sallie Krawcheck
How To Lead: Wisdom from the World’s Greatest CEO’s, Founders and Game Changers David Rubenstein
How Women Rise Sally Helgesen
Women’s Worth Eleanor Blayney
Traction: Get a Grip On Your Business Gino Wickman