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2014 Financial Woman of the Year Award
Program and Luncheon

Sarah Friar

Sarah Friar, CFO of Square has been selected by the Financial Women of San Francisco as the 2014 Financial Woman of the Year. This award recognizes Friar for her leadership roles in corporate finance and in high technology startups, as well as for her passionate advocacy of women's professional opportunities.

Sarah will address the audience as part of the award presentation at the Financial Woman of the Year Luncheon on October 2, 2014, at the St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco. Please join us for this inspiring luncheon, which directly supports the FWSF's Scholarship Fund. The 2014 scholarship recipients will also be introduced at the luncheon.

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2014 Scholarship Luncheon: A Truly Special Event

Thanks to the generosity of our members, sponsors and supporters, FWSF awarded 11 scholarships totaling $90,000 to a remarkable group of young women in 2014. Undergraduates received $5,000 grants. Graduate students received $10,000 grants.

2014 Scholarship Recipients

Pictured Above: 2014 scholarship recipients honored at the luncheon.

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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.
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Come to our monthly mixers!

Monthly Mixer
Tuesday, September 23, 2014  •  5:00 pm
Meet fellow Members on an informal basis and share work experiences, challenges and potential business opportunities.
Members Only

Brown Bag Lunch
Tuesday, October 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.
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Thursday, September 18, 2014 Professional Development Series - East Bay The Queen of Productivity's 5 Steps to Having Time Work for You
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 Members Only Networking Monthly Networking Mixer
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 Industry Leadership Series - Professional Development Series Alternative Funding Models for the 21st Century Entrepreneur
Thursday, October 2, 2014 San Francisco Woman of the Year 2014 Financial Woman of the Year Award Program and Luncheon
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 Members Only Networking Monthly Brown Bag Lunch
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 Industry Leadership Series The Fracking Boom and the Future of the California and the U.S. Economy
Thursday, October 16, 2014 Alliance Networking Series Demystifying China
Thursday, October 23, 2014 Professional Development Series Leveraging Social Media for Success
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 Members Only Networking Monthly Networking Mixer
Thursday, November 6, 2014 Industry Leadership Series Fixing California
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