Serving San Francisco, East Bay, and Silicon Valley

Past Event Highlights

If you missed any of FWSF’s women-in-finance events in San Francisco, the East Bay or Silicon Valley, 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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Venture Capital Today: San Francisco is the Center of the Universe for Entrepreneurs

Ann Winblad, Heidi Roizen, and Laura Roden, three pioneering venture capital professionals spoke to a large crowd of FWA members and guests on June 20th about some of the current trends in venture capital.

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Women on Top: Lessons for Life and Business from the Mountains

High-altitude mountain climbing is strenuous, fatiguing, consuming, and dangerous...but rewarding! Speaker Emilie Cortes, Senior Investment Consultant at Alan Biller and Associates, inspired everyone at our April 11th event with her thrilling personal stories and beautiful photographs from six out of the seven continents.

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The “Science of Fashion”

Wardrobe Stylist and Fashion Educator, Anthea Tolomei, captivated a sold-out audience from the San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank and the Financial Women’s Association on April 26th. Anthea shared her eighteen years of image consulting experience showcasing brave volunteer runway models from the Federal Reserve Bank.

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Time Management and Productivity: We All Need More, How Do We Get It?

Thirty FWA members and guests met May 17th in San Ramon to hear Andrea Hoban, Senior Manager of Training Programs at Robert Half International, share her time management expertise with the professionals in the room attempting to balance work, family, and hopefully fun.

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Green is the New Black: Sustainability in Finance 2012

In April the FWA hosted a panel discussion on the benefits, financially and socially, of incorporating sustainable practices into business. The panel covered mission-based lending and investing as well as the benefits of incorporating the principles of ESG (Environment, Social and Corporate Governance) in financial services.

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