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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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Where Are They Now?

I am leaving tomorrow for Morocco. My graduation was Friday and I will start working in London on May 1st for Morgan Stanley as a Strategist within their Fixed Income Division. I am deeply grateful to FWASF for the opportunity that the association provided me throughout the year.

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Financial Woman of the Year Event

On October 6, 2011 the FWA celebrated its 16th Annual Financial Woman of the Year, Kathryn Hall. Katie is the founder, CEO and Chief Investment Officer of Hall Capital Partners LLC. As CEO and CIO, Katie and her team at Hall Capital Partners manage and direct approximately $22 billion in investment assets
for advisory clients and pooled vehicle investors.

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FWA Launches an Endowment to Support Scholarship Efforts

With the financial market turmoil of the last few years, the FWA Board created a plan for the long- term sustainability of its scholarship program. The program has awarded $1.6 million to over 190 recipients since 1985 and the Board is committed to its continued success.

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Kathryn A. Hall: FWASF 2011 Financial Woman of the Year

On October 6, 2011 at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco, The Financial Women’s Association will honor Kathryn
A. Hall, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer at Hall Capital Partners LLC as their 2011 Financial Woman of the Year. Hall Capital Partners LLC, founded by Katie in 1994, is a privately owned, registered investment advisor that builds and manages multi-asset class global investment portfolios for families, endowments, and foundations.

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