Membership Related News

FWSF Holiday Party 2015

The elegant room at the Metropolitan Club was warm and inviting, with white table cloths of enticing auction items, the glimmer of beautiful jewelry and many smiling faces. This year’s FWSF Holiday party was a great success with a few new additions: Our annual auction to raise money for the Scholarship Endowment included a silent auction this year. The bigger auction items were bid on live and were hosted by a new and very enthusiastic auctioneer and his helpful wife.

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Scholarship Recipients Give Back To FWSF

Three FWSF scholarship recipients are giving back to FWSF by joining the 2016 Board. Shelby Duncan, FWSF Technology Committee Chair; Stephanie Hyde, FWSF Endowment Committee Chair; Alexis Babb, FWSF Membership Committee Chair.

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Harness the power of PR: Keys to Building Your Professional Reputation in 2016

The power of reputation has endured from time immemorial, as illustrated by these quotes from the Old Testament to the present. Whether you call it your brand, your image, or your reputation, being known for your strengths and skills is an essential component of marketing.

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Honoring our Dear Friend and FWSF Member, Lela Jahn

Lela Jahn died peacefully on 20 December 2015 from pancreatic cancer. She was the FWSF 2000 Financial Woman of the Year and a Board Member from 2001 to 2003, served on the Scholarship Committee from 2002 to 2015 and the Mentor Program for scholarship recipients from 2003 to 2015. Lela was a clear agent of change in the world. I believe she would especially like to be remembered as someone who sought to empower women from all walks of life with self-reliance and freedom of choice in their personal and professional lives.

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FWSF member, Laura Martinez, writes for Fortune

Laura Martinez, Partner and Assurance Diversity Leader at PwC LLP and also a member of FWSF writes for Fortune. Her article entitled ‘Here’s How You Could be Jeopardizing Your Own Success’ published in the 11 January 2016 edition is an invaluable discussion about what she has learned about leadership over her career.

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