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Event: Expert Forecast: Doing Business In China

China U.S. BusinessThursday, February 23, 2017  •  5:00 - 7:30 pm
KPMG, 55 2nd Street, Suite 1400, San Francisco

Please join the Financial Women of San Francisco, Asia Society Northern California, and California-Asia Business Council on the evening of Thursday, February 23, 2017 as we kick off the Year of the Rooster with an in depth look at the economic and political landscape of China and U.S.-China relations. The panel of experts, led by moderator N. Bruce Pickering, will review the the business and political climate in China and provide their forecast of issues to watch in 2017.

You Will Learn from this Extraordinary Panel of China Experts:

John Kamm, A MacArthur Fellow for his work in China, awarded the Department of Commerce’s Best Global Practices Award and Eleanor Roosevelt Award in Human Rights, and founder and chairman of The Dui Hua Foundation.

Penny Chen, Chinese Certified Tax Agent and Hong Kong Certified Tax Advisor, KPMG, with a decade of experience advising clients on China tax and business regulations.

Teresa Kong, Portfolio Manager, Matthews Asia, managing the firm's Asia Strategic Income and Asia Credit Opportunities Strategies.

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Now Accepting FWSF 2017 Scholarship Applications

The 2017 FWSF Scholarship Program is now accepting applications through March 26, 2017. The FWSF Scholarship Fund provides graduate and undergraduate scholarships to San Francisco Bay Area women pursuing careers in finance and financial services. Since 1985, our Scholarship Fund has awarded more than $2 million in scholarship grants to more than 200 Bay Area women. Beyond financial support, FWSF scholarship recipients have the opportunity to be mentored by FWSF members and attend career development and networking events. Learn more and apply for a scholarship.

Financial Woman of the Year Luncheon a Huge Success!

On Wednesday, September 21 at the Hyatt Regency in San Francisco, FWSF honored Deb Messemer, Managing Partner for KPMG’s Bay Area Market as the FWSF 2016 Financial Woman of the Year.

This year’s luncheon has broken all prior records by raising more than $330,000 for the Financial Women of San Francisco (FWSF) Scholarship Fund. These funds directly benefit rising stars in the San Francisco Bay Area who are pursuing a career in finance or in the financial services industry, including the 2016 scholarships recipients. CHECK OUT EVENT RECAP AND PHOTOS

FWSF Awards $90,000 in 2016 Scholarships

FWSF Honorees 2016 from John Crane Films on Vimeo.

Scholarships awarded by the FWSF are made possible through the generosity of FWSF sponsors and the proceeds from the Financial Woman of the Year Luncheon. To date over $2 million in scholarship funds has been awarded to deserving students. 

Read about the 2016 Scholarship Recipients


Check out our new LinkedIn page.

Did you know that one of the benefits of membership is to be part of our Private LinkedIn Group? Members have access to job posts, a network of peers, and can share information and get up-to-date industry information.


Brown Bag Lunch
Tuesday, March 14, 2017  •  12:15 pm
Members Only

Corporate Sponsorship Opportunities

2017 FWSF and Financial Woman of the Year Sponsorship opportunities are now available.
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Tuesday, February 21, 2017 Members Only Networking Interest Group: San Francisco Book Club
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 East Bay Networking Coffee
Thursday, February 23, 2017 Expert Forecast: Doing Business In China
Tuesday, March 7, 2017 Professional Development Series Ready to Be a Thought Leader?
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 Alliance Series Volunteers Needed: Empowering Women for the Future Event
Saturday, March 11, 2017 East Bay UC Berkeley-Haas Women in Leadership Conference
Tuesday, March 14, 2017 Members Only Networking Monthly Brown Bag Lunch
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 Professional Development Series - East Bay Conversations in the Fast Lane
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