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Financial Women of San Francisco has been making news in business and financial circles for more than 60 years. Scan the articles below to see all the ways we advance the success of today’s women in finance throughout the Bay Area.

East Bay Networking Coffee

FWSF East Bay has been hosting a series of networking coffees throughout year. These highly informal, free events provide a fantastic opportunity to get to know other FWSF members, discuss work experiences and explore mutual business opportunities. Each attendee has the opportunity to introduce herself to the group, as well as share her thoughts on a topic of discussion.

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FWSF East Bay How to Navigate a Wine List and Tasting Tips from the Experts!

Buon Vino, meaning “good Wine”, is modeled after the wine shops in Italy – taste, bottle, cork and buy. This was the setting for an evening of collaboration, networking, philanthropy and FUN for 30 attendees at the FWSF East Bay “How to Navigate a Wine List and Tasting Tips from the Experts” event.

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April 2017 - President's Letter From Paige Venable

Are you a “change agent” in your community? If you’re involved with Financial Women of San Francisco (FWSF), you are making a positive impact on others by improving the lives of individuals and communities locally and around the world. So, YES you ARE a “change agent!” This edition features women in our past and present that are admired for their strength, courage, and tenacity. Who is the woman you most admire?

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Darcy Illg, 2016 FWSF President, Featured in Huffington Post

A wonderful Q&A narrative (published April 8, 2017) where Darcy candidly discusses her success as a woman leader in the finance industry and as part of FWSF. She offers advice to other women interested in the finance industry, discusses lessons learned, work life balance, issues faced along the way, talks about the importance of leadership, ladies admired and her personal goals for the FWSF organization.

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Who is the Woman you Most Admire?

In celebration of International Women’s Day 2017 held on March 8, we asked the FWSF board to share which woman they admire most. I believe you will be as inspired as I was as you read through this presentation of some very different but amazing ladies. I don’t believe it is about being exactly who they are, but to aspire to be the best we can each be. In so doing we can collectively move to meet our goals, one of which might be Planet 50-50 by 2030, or another might be to have more women in C-Suite positions.

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