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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: Lessons in Leadership Event Recap

Our 2023 Master Class: Lessons in Leadership event, held at the Salesforce Tower on June 7 in San Francisco, featured moderator Melissa Maquilan Radic (Managing Director Investor Relations & Capital Markets and IMPACT Community Capital) and panelists: Alice Cho, (Co-founder of AllRise San Francisco and Senior Advisor, Boston Consulting Group), Alana Knowles, (VP & Controller, Chevron), and Sonja Velez, (CFO, The San Francisco Foundation).

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Highlights of International Women's Day March 8, 2023 Celebration

What a gift to be in the company of hundreds of women, having small and big talks, and hearing inspirational stories from women leaders and pioneers in society! Nothing can be more inspiring and celebrating for me as a woman on International Women's Day, which for sure is for many other women there as well. A big thank you to FWSF, the Wharton School and Eisner Amper for sponsoring this event!

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Spring 2023 Update on Partnership with Rock The Street to Promote Financial Literacy

This Spring FWSF volunteers, in partnership with Rock The Street, Wall Street (RTS), have been mentoring high school students on potential careers, resume writing, used of LinkedIn, internships and preparation for college applications at Woodside High School, Woodside, CA.

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How Can We Securely Connect with our World and Securely Connect the World to our Business?

Jennie Duong introduced the panel discussion, noting that the number of enterprise-level cyber-attacks on a global basis has risen exponentially in the past year; recent estimates put these numbers at more than 500 million worldwide. The sophistication of the attacks is very high and the techniques used are quite varied across email, social media, text, and websites.

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Highlights From Economic Trends and Outlook Event

"An unfamiliar twilight" is how Dr. Scott Anderson characterized our current economy in his sobering and broad-ranging presentation at The City Club on January 26, 2023. We can all feel the recent shift in the Bay Area economy with significant layoffs in Tech, declining home prices and inflating prices at the grocery store. Are these eggs made of gold?!?

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