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2014 Scholarship Luncheon a Truly Special Event

If someone had told me two years ago that by clicking “submit” on a scholarship application I’d found online that I would later join a network of amazing and talented professional women and together, find the bay area’s best talent and recruit scholarship applicants, I would have waived my hand in disbelief. However, life has a funny way of surprising us...

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Member Update: Victoria Beasley Internship at BCG

A quick update on me: I'm interning this summer for BCG in San Francisco (although I may be on a case elsewhere). The interview process for the position was competitive, and I'm sure it didn't hurt that BCG Partner Henning Streubel first "met" me during the Financial Woman of the Year celebration when he saw the Scholarship Recipient video.

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From San Francisco to Tanzania: Women Supporting Women in their Educational Dreams

The FWSF mission of bringing women together to achieve great things is near and dear to my heart. Not only do I feel so grateful to have been supported by an FWSF scholarship during my second year of business school at Stanford, but I also have had the privilege of seeing the same, powerful mission at work for young women on the other side of the world.

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2013 FWOTY Luncheon

"I could have listened to her all day," was the comment heard at our table as everyone stood to applaud Pat Yarrington as she concluded her remarks at the 2013 Financial Woman of the Year Luncheon on September 27th at the SF Hyatt Regency.

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Slow Fashion for Women on the Move

When I was awarded a FWSF scholarship as an undergrad in 2009, my dream was to work on the business side of a clothing company. After I completed my BA in Business Economics I went on to complete my MBA at the Lorry I. Lokey Graduate School of Business at Mills College in 2011. Nearly a year ago, my co-founder Bree Hylkema and I launched the first products of our clothing line, Vermeulen & Co. Since then, we have accomplished a great deal. It's been quite a whirlwind!

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