Women in Finance Awards Q&A: Anisha Dhanani, Mizuho Americas

Anisha Dhanani, Executive Director, Interest Rate and Derivative Sales, Mizuho Americas won Rising Star at Markets Media Group’s 2022 Women in Finance (U.S.) Awards.

What was your reaction to winning the award?

Shocked, humbled & honored to be chosen amongst such amazing women.

What have been the main drivers of your success?

Anisha Dhanani, Mizuho Americas

I try to stay true to myself and always remember to be respectful and empathetic to others. I value teamwork – and believe that success is best enjoyed when we help and lift one another. I strive to help and educate others, regardless of department or title, and instill a culture of taking care of one another. I also try to help my clients, even if it’s in an area that is outside of my role, and go above and beyond what is required within my role as a salesperson. I wouldn’t have been successful without my trusted colleagues and wonderful clients’ support.

What keeps you motivated?

I have two young daughters. I want to be a good role model for them, and for them to know that women can be successful even in traditionally male-dominated industries. I want them to not be afraid to pursue any job they want to do, and that success can be achieved if they work hard for it.

Who have been the main influences in your career?

My mother. She was a stay-at-home mom who was instrumental in helping me develop strong morals,…

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