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FWSF President Paige Venable featured on segment for Bay Area Focus

How Women Can Break Through the Glass Ceiling


On Thursday, June 22nd, Financial Women of San Francisco (FWSF) President Paige Venable went into the CBS KPIX news studio to record a segment for Bay Area Focus with news anchor Michelle Griego. Her one-on-one interview aired the following Sunday at 11 AM on KBCW.

During the interview Paige discussed how it continues to be difficult for women in every industry to break through the glass ceiling and what women can do to excel in their career and obtain senior management positions by growing their professional network, sharing their successes and being true to themselves. Read More

Robin L. Washington, EVP & CFO, Gilead Sciences, Inc., 2017 Financial Woman of the Year

Robin L. Washington has been selected by the Financial Women of San Francisco as the 2017 Financial Woman of the Year. This award recognizes Robin for her outstanding leadership and achievement in her various finance roles throughout her career.

Robin’s selection as the 2017 Financial Woman of the Year will be formally announced at our annual Scholarship Luncheon honoring select extraordinary female students pursuing a career in finance and financial services on June 6, 2017, at the City Club in San Francisco. Register soon to join us for this memorable day. Mark your calendars for October 6, 2017 to be present when she receives this prestigious award at our 22nd Annual Financial Woman of the Year award luncheon. 

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Member profiles on Twitter/LinkedIn. We want to hear from you!

We want to let the FWSF community know about you! If you would like to participate in our new "Member Monday" social media feature, please complete this form (registration required). Answer any of the questions that interest you (or answer them all!).

Once our Social Media co-chairs receive your responses they will schedule our #MeetaMemberMonday and #CareerTipThursday features. Thanks!

Letter from our President, Paige Venable

Paige VenableDear FWSF Members and Friends,

As your president for 2017, I want to personally invite you to deepen your engagement with FWSF. We have amazing programs coming up—not just in San Francisco, but in the East Bay and Silicon Valley. Beyond attending these inspiring, fun programs and events, I want to encourage you to get involved by volunteering for a committee or special project. More


Check out our LinkedIn and Facebook pages. Read updates about our members, interesting articles about women in finance, and learn about the many benefits of FWSF membership. Plus, you'll learn more about a variety of upcoming events where you can hear about issues in finance from experts and network with peers.


2017 FWSF and Financial Woman of the Year Sponsorship opportunities are now available.
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