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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.

Master Class: Diversity and Inclusion Discussion

On October 29, 2019, at the Robert Half office in San Francisco, nearly 50 women gathered to hear a panel of highly accomplished professionals discuss diversity and inclusion (D&I) in the workplace. This engaging event attracted attendees who were interested in learning more about progress that is being made within organizations focusing on building positions and programs focused on diversity and inclusion. This Master Class event provided a forum to discuss the past, current and future diversity and inclusion efforts within organizations.

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Kathleen Nielsen, 2018 FWSF President, 2020 Distinguished FWSF Member of the Year

Continuing a tradition, the board nominated members both from the board and from the membership at large for this award. The announcement of the winner was made at the annual Holiday Party on December 4th. Congratulations to all the nominees and especially to the winner, Kathleen Nielsen.

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Embrace the Unexpected

On Friday, October 11th, Financial Women of San Francisco (FWSF) honored one of the Bay Area financial industry’s most inspiring leaders, Terri Kallsen, former executive vice president, Investor Services at Charles Schwab. FWSF’s 24th Annual Financial Woman of the Year event highlighted Terri Kallsen’s outstanding career and accomplishments. Terri exemplifies FWSF’s guiding principles: lead, mentor, inspire. She also shares FWSF’s passion for advancing the careers of women, demonstrated through her leadership as a successful woman in financial services. She mentors those looking to advance their career within financial services, with an emphasis on financial planning.

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Meet a Member - Barbara Morrison

Meet Barbara Morrison, Founder and President at TMC Financing

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Meet a Member - Vicki Cocchiarella

Meet Vicki Cocchiarella, Sr. Manager, Strategic Sourcing, Workplace at Uber Technologies, Inc.

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