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Gender Diversity in Financial Services

Monday, July 24, 2017   |   5:30 - 7:30 pm
Franklin Templeton Investments, One Franklin Parkway, Bldg 920, San Mateo, CA 94403

Gender DiversityWhy is gender diversity important in the field of financial services? FWSF's Silicon Valley chapter is teaming up with Franklin Templeton Investments to host a Fireside Chat on the topic, with the company’s very own President and COO, Jenny Johnson.

The panel will be moderated by Patrick O’Connor, Head of Global ETFs and co-executive sponsor of Women@FTI, which is the firm’s business resource group dedicated to encouraging, inspiring, and supporting women to reach their full potential.

Learn more and register!

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.
Read about benefits of sponsorship. (PDF)

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Tuesday, June 27, 2017 Professional Development Series - Industry Leadership Series SOLD OUT - Federal Reserve Bank: Private Luncheon "Recent Economic and Banking Trends"
Tuesday, July 11, 2017 Monthly Brown Bag Lunch
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 Industry Leadership Series Trends in Anti-Corruption Enforcement and Anti-Fraud Programs
Saturday, July 22, 2017 Interest Group: Hiking
Monday, July 24, 2017 Silicon Valley Gender Diversity in Financial Services
Wednesday, August 2, 2017 Fostering Innovation Through Diversity
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