04/04/2013 04:26 pm ET

Women In A Man's World

Irene Dorner blames herself — and her female colleagues — for the lack of women on Wall Street.

As the chief executive of HSBC USA, Ms. Dorner, 58, is one of the few women to have breached the upper levels of finance. But along the way, Ms. Dorner said, she didn’t push hard enough to change the “status quo” on male-dominated trading floors and executive suites. Rather, she said, she kept her head down, focusing on her own career.

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