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The Art of Allyship: How Leaders Create Inclusive Cultures by Calling Others In

Tuesday, April 17, 2018   |   5:00 - 7:00 pm
Wells Fargo Learning Center, 333 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94105

In today’s highly charged, complex environment, leaders have the opportunity to create a new paradigm that goes beyond calling others out… to calling others in, jointly transforming culture.

During this interactive session, you will learn about the art of building alliances through acknowledging your own biases, recognizing acts of micro-aggression, and cultivating psychological safety so individuals and teams thrive. Leading-edge organizations are taking steps to create organizational cultures that facilitate deep learning, openly share mistakes, and practice relentless curiosity. As a leader, you will understand what it takes to courageously lead others in this way, apply best practices, and begin to develop skills that will impact results, relationships, and processes in your organizations.

Our speaker is Pamela Hopkins, Ph.D., Owner, Executive Consultant and Managing Partner of Enact. The event is co-sponsored by Wells Fargo MTMN.

Learn more and register!

Now Accepting 2018 Scholarship Applications

The 2018 FWSF Scholarship Program is now accepting applications through March 25, 2018. The FWSF Scholarship Fund provides graduate and undergraduate scholarships to San Francisco Bay Area women pursuing careers in finance and financial services. Since 1985, our Scholarship Fund has awarded more than $2 million in scholarship grants to more than 300 Bay Area women. Beyond financial support, FWSF scholarship recipients have the opportunity to be mentored by FWSF members and attend career development and networking events. Learn more and apply for a scholarship.

Amazing Financial Woman of the Year Event


On Friday, October 6 at the Hyatt Regency in San Francisco, FWSF honored Robin L. Washington, EVP & CFO, Gilead Sciences, Inc., as the FWSF 2017 Financial Woman of the Year.

Robin took the stage. As she empowered us with the "top ten lessons she would share with her 20, 30 and, hell, 40-something-year-old self,” David Letterman style, we learned, grew and were inspired. Robin, thank you for being a truly authentic leader and role model for women (and men) pursuing careers in Finance everywhere. Read full article.

FWSF Awards $90,000 in 2017 Scholarships

Scholarships awarded by the FWSF are made possible through the generosity of FWSF sponsors and the proceeds from the Financial Woman of the Year Luncheon. To date over $2 million in scholarship funds has been awarded to deserving students.

Read about the 2017 Scholarship Recipients

Member profiles on Twitter/LinkedIn. We want to hear from you!

We want to let the FWSF community know about you! If you would like to participate in our new "Member Monday" social media feature, please complete this form (registration required). Answer any of the questions that interest you (or answer them all!).

Once our Social Media co-chairs receive your responses they will schedule our #MeetaMemberMonday and #CareerTipThursday features. Thanks


Check out our LinkedIn and Facebook pages. Read updates about our members, interesting articles about women in finance, and learn about the many benefits of FWSF membership. Plus, you'll learn more about a variety of upcoming events where you can hear about issues in finance from experts and network with peers.


2018 FWSF and Financial Woman of the Year Sponsorship opportunities are now available.
Read about benefits of sponsorship. (PDF)

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Tuesday, April 17, 2018 Professional Development Series The Art of Allyship: How Leaders Create Inclusive Cultures by Calling Others In
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