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FWSF Community: How to help the victims impacted by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma

The Texas coast has been devastated by the effects of Hurricane Harvey, which has created unprecedented flooding and forced thousands to flee for their lives. FWSF wanted to make everyone aware of the information our members have shared with us about how they can help the victims impacted by the Texas flooding. Another hurricane has devastated parts of Florida, click here for information of how to help victims impacted in Florida.

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 was 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. On October 6, 2017 she receives this prestigious award at our SOLD OUT 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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Thursday, September 21, 2017 Alliance Series - East Bay Girls Inc. of Alameda County presents A Conversation with Women in the Workplace
Monday, September 25, 2017 Alliance Series Diversity & Inclusion for Organizational Success
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 Monthly Brown Bag Lunch
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 East Bay East Bay Networking Coffee
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 Prospective Member Mixer
Thursday, October 26, 2017 Interest Group: East Bay Book Club
Wednesday, November 1, 2017 Industry Leadership Series - East Bay Digital Transformation of Financial Markets
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