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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 Book Club Hosts First Meeting

I love books. It’s a love affair that started in the 2nd grade when I realized I could borrow as many books as my arms would hold from the local hometown library. So imagine my delight when I joined the Financial Women SF monthly book club and got to discuss a book and share life experiences. And, for those too busy to read the book, the facilitator Julianna Iran shared that skimming the synopsis off Amazon qualified as having read the book.

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Letter from our President, Paige Venable

As your president for 2017, I am excited about the year ahead, and I want to personally invite you to deepen your engagement with FWSF this year. 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.

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Remembering FWSF Founder, Alice May

Alice May, a founding member of the Financial Women of San Francisco (“FWSF”) organization, passed on November 13, 2016. 1995 FWSF President, Leslie Miller, describes her as ‘quite a pioneer.’ Looking back at her life story, I think you’ll agree wholeheartedly….

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2016 Holiday Party and Live Auction

Every year, one of the most popular FWSF events is the end of the year Holiday Party. 2016 wasn’t any different. The Holiday Party and Live Auction in December had a successful turnout filled with members, prospective members, food, wine and fun! The holiday party is an opportunity for members to network, celebrate members and raise money for the organization.

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Financial Women Sponsors Fireside Chat at the Schwab Center

On January 24, 2017, the Financial Women of San Francisco partnered with the Harvard Club of San Francisco to sponsor a fireside chat between two of our city’s most distinguished citizens, Marie Chandoha and Bill Haraf. Ms. Chandoha serves as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Charles Schwab Investment Management. Mr. Haraf is Special Advisor to the Promontory Financial Group and serves on the Board of Directors of the Charles Schwab Corporation.

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