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News Room

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.

Featured Sponsor: KPMG LLP

KPMG LLP and Financial Women's Association of San Francisco (FWA) are partnering to bring quality programs and events to the greater Bay Area while supporting FWA's commitment to education and scholarships for deserving local students.

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Time Management and Productivity: We All Need More, How Do We Get It?

Thirty FWA members and guests met May 17th in San Ramon to hear Andrea Hoban, Senior Manager of Training Programs at Robert Half International, share her time management expertise with the professionals in the room attempting to balance work, family, and hopefully fun.

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The “Science of Fashion”

Wardrobe Stylist and Fashion Educator, Anthea Tolomei, captivated a sold-out audience from the San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank and the Financial Women’s Association on April 26th. Anthea shared her eighteen years of image consulting experience showcasing brave volunteer runway models from the Federal Reserve Bank.

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Women on Top: Lessons for Life and Business from the Mountains

High-altitude mountain climbing is strenuous, fatiguing, consuming, and dangerous...but rewarding! Speaker Emilie Cortes, Senior Investment Consultant at Alan Biller and Associates, inspired everyone at our April 11th event with her thrilling personal stories and beautiful photographs from six out of the seven continents.

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Member Spotlight: Olivia Barbee — Helping Women Help Themselves

Olivia Barbee vividly remembers what drew her to FWA—the awesome women honored with FWA scholarships. Olivia volunteered to interview candidates and soon became a board member and co-chair of the marketing committee.

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