Serving San Francisco and the East Bay

Past Event Highlights

If you missed any of FWSF’s women-in-finance events in San Francisco or the East Bay, click on the links below for event highlights.

Our signature events include the FWSF Financial Woman or the Year luncheon and scholarship awards ceremony.

To get more involved, see our list of upcoming events.

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FWSF Talks with Students Interested in Financial Career Paths

On June 6th, Kathleen Nielsen, FWSF’s president, and Minako Steel the co-chair of FWSF’s East Bay committee, spoke about FWSF’s history and mission at Capital One Café in Walnut Creek to Diablo Valley College (DVC) students interested in financial career paths. This event was the first of its kind with many more to come!

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The Big Flip Movie Event

The definition of family is changing. This week a group of about 25 women (and a few men!) came together to watch the thought-provoking documentary The Big Flip at the Shattuck Theatre in Berkeley.

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Should Cryptocurrencies Be a Part of Your Investment Strategy?

Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin continue to make headlines, presenting unexpected challenges and opportunities for financial institutions, central banks, and regulators in the U.S. and abroad. On July 26th, Financial Women of San Francisco hosted a sold-out industry leadership event (and private tour) at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. Held in the Janet Yellen Conference room, the event featured speaker Kendra Hartnett, senior risk specialist at the Federal Reserve Bank, who gave insights into bitcoin, blockchain, and cryptocurrency.

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A Special Day Honoring 12 Special Women

On Friday, June 8, over 200 guests came together at the City Club to honor the 2018 Financial Women San Francisco’s (FWSF) 2018 scholarship recipients. Since the scholarship program began over 30 years ago, FWSF has awarded over $2.5 million to over 300 deserving women.

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New Winds in the Financial Services Industry: Legal, Regulatory and Technology Developments and the Road Ahead

Financial Women of San Francisco (FWSF) co-hosted this annual industry leadership event on March 13 with the San Francisco Bank Attorneys Association and the Financial Institutions Committee of the California Lawyers Association. Despite challenging weather conditions, approximately 130 people attended this program, held once again at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. Attendees included a mix of lawyers and other financial services industry professionals. Networking before the event and during the break provided a chance to exchange perspectives on the topics covered and to make new connections.

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