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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.

Where Are They Now?

I am leaving tomorrow for Morocco. My graduation was Friday and I will start working in London on May 1st for Morgan Stanley as a Strategist within their Fixed Income Division. I am deeply grateful to FWASF for the opportunity that the association provided me throughout the year.

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Distinguished Member of the Year: Fiona Grandi

The FWA Board recognized Fiona Grandi, Partner at KPMG, as its Distinguished Member for 2011 for her tireless efforts on behalf of the organization. Fiona contributed strategic insights on a broad number of topics and displayed creativity in building the FWA’s corporate sponsor relationships.

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Celebrating International Women’s Day in San Francisco: The Risks of Ingenuity

On March 6, Citi and Financial Women’s Association of San Francisco (FWA) joined together to recognize International Women’s Day in San Francisco. The event celebrated
the economic accomplishments and advancement of women, featuring
a panel of business leaders on the subject of ingenuity and taking risks.

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Influence the Next Generation of Financial Women:
 Mentor a FWA
 Scholarship Recipient

The FWSF Scholarship Fund provides scholarships for undergraduate and graduate women students studying Finance in Bay Area colleges and universities. We not only support the students with funding but also with a mentor for one year. Many of the scholarship recipients tell us that they value the mentoring as much – or more – than they value the cash award. They look forward to having an experienced professional woman from the financial sector as a guide as they navigate through school and plan their future.

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Business Tax Credits: What’s Out There, How To Get Them

This February workshop, sponsored by FWA’s East Bay Chapter highlighted the tax credits, incentives, and write-offs available to small- and medium-sized businesses throughout California.

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