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Emily Gasner, Executive Director, Working Solutions

Emily GasnerEmily Gasner, who joined FWSF late in 2013, is the executive director and co-founder of Working Solutions, a San Francisco microfinance organization, where she manages a $5 million microloan fund. She has assisted hundreds of local microenterprises and small businesses access millions of dollars in capital, resources and support. Emily received the 2009 Innovation in Technical Assistance Performance and Service Award from California Resources and Training (CARAT)/California Economic Development Lending Initiative (CEDLI) and the 2008 Financial Services Champion of the Year Award from the San Francisco District Small Business Administration.

“I had attended the FWSF annual luncheon for a few years. I was so very impressed by the group of powerful women involved and the vast opportunities for networking and career growth that I was extremely interested in becoming a member.”

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