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2018 Scholarship Awards Program and Luncheon

Friday, June 8, 2018

Scholarship LunchMeet and congratulate this year's FWSF Scholarship Award recipients at the annual Scholarship Luncheon on June 8th. These women have shown extraordinary talent and great desire to pursue careers in finance. Undergraduates will receive $10,000 each; graduate students, $15,000 each. Dine, network and get acquainted with our scholarship recipients, corporate sponsors and some of FWSF's newest members at the beautiful and historic City Club of San Francisco. Learn more about this celebration and register soon, as this event sells out every year! 

Tax Reform – Implications for You and Your Business

TUESDAY, JUNE 19, 2018   |    5:00 - 7:00 pm
Standard & Poor’s Ratings Agency, 1 California Street, San Francisco, CA 94015

FWA LogoWe are excited to announce our first joint event of Financial Women of San Francisco (FWSF) and Financial Women’s Association New York (FWA NY)!

Tax ReformThe Tax Cut and Jobs Act (TCJA), the largest overhaul of the U.S. tax code in three decades, made landmark changes that impact both individuals and businesses now and in the coming years. Nearly every American taxpayer will be affected in some way. How does it affect you and your business?

Join us for a timely and insightful panel discussion with experts who will address the implications of many of the changes.

Learn more and register

2018 Financial Woman of the Year: Heidi Roizen

Heidi Roizen Heidi Roizen, a partner at venture firm DFJ, has been named our 2018 Financial Woman of the Year. Roizen exemplifies FWSF’s mission of leading, mentoring and inspiring and shares FWSF’s passion for advancing the careers of women, demonstrated through her leadership as a successful woman in venture, her service on over 30 boards and her teaching at Stanford University.

“We are thrilled to honor Heidi Roizen as our 2018 Financial Woman of the Year,” said Kathleen Nielsen, president of Financial Women of San Francisco. “Heidi is an outstanding leader in the local, national and international financial and educational communities. She is a highly accomplished role model who has given back and mentored countless women—and men—throughout her career. Our entire FWSF membership will be enriched by Heidi’s presence. It is certain to be an educational year for us.” More 

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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