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Financial Women of San Francisco has been making news in business and financial circles for more than 60 years. Scan the articles below to see all the ways we advance the success of today’s women in finance throughout the Bay Area.

Becoming Resilient – Bouncing Back from Mistakes and Failures

On September 18th, Financial Women San Francisco, in a joint event with the San Francisco Bank Attorneys, hosted Sara Holtz, podcast producer and host of “Advice to My Younger Me.” For the past three years, Sara has been speaking to very successful women from all sorts of backgrounds – business and technology executives, journalists, academics, lawyers, authors, coaches and consultants – about what they wished they had known earlier in their careers. One of the consistent themes is the need to take risks.

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EVENT RECAP Zin and Zen – an evening of meditative drawing and wine tasting!

This is the first in a series of interviews with a previous FWSF scholarship winner. In these interviews we plan to provide a behind-the-scenes look at how the scholarship has contributed to the winner’s career advancement as well as the advancement of other women in finance and financial services.

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Behind the Scenes with Previous Scholarship Winner Barbara Janczer

This is the first in a series of interviews with a previous FWSF scholarship winner. In these interviews we plan to provide a behind-the-scenes look at how the scholarship has contributed to the winner’s career advancement as well as the advancement of other women in finance and financial services.

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Aug 2019 - Federal Reserve Bank: Private Luncheon and Tour, “Current Economic Trends in the U.S. and Asia”

On July 10, 2019, Financial Women of San Francisco (FWSF) hosted an industry leadership event at the Federal Reserve Bank (FRB) of San Francisco. The sold-out event, held in the Janet Yellen Conference room, featured speaker Liz Laderman, senior outreach economist, FRB of San Francisco, and Cindy Li, manager, Country Analysis Unit, FRB of San Francisco. who gave insights into current economic trends in the U.S. and Asia, respectively.

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FWSF Scholarship Mentoring Program — Behind the Scenes with FWSF Board Mentorship Co-Chair, Krystle Chow

The scholarship mentoring program pairs each scholarship recipient with a personal mentor. Each mentoring relationship is unique and customized to the needs of the mentee and mentor involved depending on their goals. The structured mentoring program lasts for one year beginning with the receipt of the scholarship award. There are typically two to three fun group events such as a luncheon, or most recently a session with a personal branding coach on fashion for the workplace. Some mentees and mentors continue to keep in touch for months or years after the first mentoring year.

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