Serving San Francisco, East Bay, and Silicon Valley

Upcoming Events

To make it easy to find Financial Women of San Francisco events that match your interests and geography, we’ve flagged every upcoming event by type and location. Look for FWSF events in the areas of Industry Leadership, Professional Development, and LifeStyles, We host breakfasts, luncheons, and evening events, all offering networking opportunities.

We hold member events in Silicon Valley, East Bay and San Francisco to cater to all three FWSF chapters.

Unless labeled “Members Only,” all FWSF events are open to you and your guests. Online reservations are required for most events. Some have limited seating or sell out quickly, so make your reservations early.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Professional Development Series - Industry Leadership Series
SOLD OUT - Federal Reserve Bank: Private Luncheon "Recent Economic and Banking Trends" Back by popular demand! Once again this year, FWSF members are invited to tour the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, following a private luncheon and presentation by speaker, Cindy Li, Senior Analyst at the San Francisco Fed’s Risk, Policy & Analysis Group. Cindy's topic is "Recent Economic and Banking Trends." She will join us for a discussion on the current status of the U.S. economy and banking sector conditions, with special focus on the western states. Potential topics include uncertainties that could affect economic performance and forecasts, key banking sector trends, and potential impacts on the rest of the world.
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Monthly Brown Bag Lunch Join us for the next in our new series of FWSF Members-only "Brown Bag" lunches, held on the second Tuesday of the month. These highly informal, free events are a fantastic opportunity to get to know other FWSF members, discuss work experiences and explore mutual business opportunities.
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Industry Leadership Series
Trends in Anti-Corruption Enforcement and Anti-Fraud Programs A seasoned panel of experts will discuss regulatory trends in Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and global anti-corruption enforcement and practical challenges to developing anti-bribery and anti-fraud programs. Strategies for creating effective compliance programs and related internal controls will be addressed. The growing career roles for professional ethics and integrity executives and certified fraud examiners to support these areas will also be examined.
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
East Bay
How to Navigate a Wine List & Tasting Tips from the Experts! Have you been at a restaurant with colleagues or clients and the server hands you the wine list to order for the table and you panic over which wine to choose? Have you planned a dinner party for friends and family but are not sure what wine will best complement the meal you are serving? Join us at Buon Vino for the opportunity to taste fantastic wines from California's finest regions and learn from the experts how to navigate a wine list. This is the perfect event for you to learn a bit about wine while enjoying plenty of time to network.
Saturday, July 22, 2017
Interest Group: Hiking Join us for the first ever FWSF hike! We will be meeting on a Saturday and hiking in Marine, and then finding a brunch spot to eat.
Monday, July 24, 2017
Silicon Valley
Gender Diversity in Financial Services Why 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.
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Mix and Mingle with FWSF and KPMG Network of Women (KNOW) FWSF and KPMG "Network of Women" (KNOW) mixer over wine and appetizers. This is a chance for FWSF members to learn more about careers at KPMG and for KNOW members to meet like-minded women at other financial services firms/careers.
Wednesday, August 2, 2017
Fostering Innovation Through Diversity Diversity unlocks innovation by creating an environment where “outside of the box” ideas are heard, but implicit bias may impede our best intentions. KPMG and the Financial Women of San Francisco (FWSF) invite you to explore several viewpoints in an exclusive invitation-only event.
Wednesday, August 9, 2017
Lifestyle Series
From Bubbles to Boardrooms: Meet CEO and Author Michaela K. Rodeno Michaela Rodeno will reflect on her long, successful career in the wine business and the boardroom, touching on company culture, career development, entrepreneurism, women in business, obstacles and opportunities…all illustrated with stories from her engaging book Bubbles to Boardrooms. She will also talk about “so called” retirement, which she says is great fun.
Friday, October 6, 2017
2017 Financial Woman of the Year Award Program and Luncheon Robin L. Washington, EVP & CFO, Gilead Sciences, Inc., has been selected by Financial Women of San Francisco as the 2017 Financial Woman of the Year. This award, which will be presented at the Financial Woman of the Year luncheon on October 6, 2017, recognizes Robin for her outstanding leadership and achievement in her various finance roles throughout her career.

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