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Our Current Economic Environment
and Future Outlook

Christina RomerLuncheon with guest speaker Christina Romer

Immediate Past Chair of President Obama's Council of Economic Advisors and Professor of Economics at UC Berkeley, Christina Romer will share her thoughts on our current economic environment and future outlook at our 2015 kick off luncheon this January. Please mark your calendar to join us on January 29th for this Industry Leadership series event.

Members-only registration through October 24

Sarah Friar, CFO and Operations Lead, Square
Honored as 2014 Financial Woman of the Year

On Thursday, October 2 at the Westin St. Francis, San Francisco FWSF honored Sarah Friar, CFO and Operations Lead of Square as the FWSF 2014 Financial Woman of the Year.

This signature fundraising event drew over 725 attendees and raised a record level of donations in support of the FWSF Scholarship Fund. The Financial Woman of the Year award recognizes Sarah for her leadership roles in corporate finance and in high technology startups, as well as for her passionate advocacy of women's professional opportunities.

Read more about Sarah and the Scholarship Fund

FWSF Awards $90,000 in 2014 Scholarships

This year the FWSF awarded a total of $90,000 in scholarships to seven graduate students and four undergraduate students representing eight different Bay Area colleges and universities. Awards were presented to these promising students at our annual scholarship luncheon on June 5th at the City Club of San Francisco.

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 more than $2 million in scholarship funds has been awarded to deserving students.

Read about the 2014 Scholarship Recipients

Videos by John Crane Films.


FWSF Members Volunteer at Dress For Success Event

Dress for Success EventMembers of FWSF spent an afternoon volunteering at Dress for Success San Francisco. The mission of the organization is to promote the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire,a network of support and the career development tools to help women thrive in work and in life.
Read about the event


Come to our monthly mixers!

Prospective Member Fall Cocktail Party
Tuesday, October 28, 2014  •  5:30 pm
Do you know someone who should be an FWSF Member? Invite them to come to our Prospective Member Fall Cocktail Party! All prospective new members are welcome to join us for networking and cocktails October 26th!

Brown Bag Lunch
Tuesday, November 14, 2014  •  12:15 pm
These highly informal, free events are a fantastic opportunity to get to know other FWSF members, discuss work experiences and explore mutual business opportunities.
Members Only

Corporate Sponsorship Opportunities

2014 FWSF and Financial Woman of the Year Sponsorship opportunities are now available.
Read about benefits of sponsorship. (PDF)

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Thursday, October 23, 2014 Professional Development Series Leveraging Social Media for Success
Thursday, November 6, 2014 Industry Leadership Series Fixing California
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 Alliance Series Tax-Optimized Wealth Management
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 Members Only Networking Monthly Brown Bag Lunch
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 Members Only Networking - Silicon Valley Monthly Silicon Valley Networking Mixer
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 Professional Development Series - East Bay Pick Up the Damn Phone! How People, Not Technology, Seal the Deal
Friday, November 14, 2014 Alliance Series Asia Financial Forum: Digital Revolution in China
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 Lifestyle Series - Silicon Valley The Fashion Science - Anthea Tolomei
Thursday, January 29, 2015 Industry Leadership Series Our Current Economic Environment and Future Outlook featuring Christina Romer
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