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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.

FWSF Holiday Party

Our annual Holiday Party was a huge success. During the live auction members had the chance to purchase unique holiday gifts for those special people on their list. Proceeds from the auction benefit the FWSF Endowment.

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Women and Investing Today: A Look at Behavioral Finance

Researchers have spent a great deal of time exploring the behavioral differences between women and men when it comes to investing. Which gender makes for more successful investors? Is one sex more prone to making emotional decisions? By analyzing such areas, research has ultimately painted a picture on which gender is a more successful investor.

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Distinguished Member of the Year: Erin McCune

The FWSF Board recognized Erin McCune, partner at Glenbrook Partners, as its Distinguished Member of 2013 for her tireless efforts on behalf of the organization. Erin was the driving force behind the organization's rebranding and new website, all while maintaining a partner workload at a boutique consulting firm. Her perseverance, expertise, and effective leadership guided our organization through the process of implementing needed upgrades in technology, branding, marketing and communication. What an amazing accomplishment!

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Real Estate Bubble? Near-term Opportunities and Challenges in Bay Area Real Estate

San Francisco’s current reign as an international “super core” target for real estate investors will continue for two or three more years, but already there are warning signs of a bubble market. That is the consensus of a panel of San Francisco real estate executives made up of Swig President and CEO Jeanne Myerson, BRE Properties CEO Connie Moore, and economist Ken Rosen. The three spoke at a panel sponsored by Financial Women of San Francisco. It was moderated by Julia Wilhelm, a managing director with Studley, a commercial real estate brokerage.

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From San Francisco to Tanzania: Women Supporting Women in their Educational Dreams

The FWSF mission of bringing women together to achieve great things is near and dear to my heart. Not only do I feel so grateful to have been supported by an FWSF scholarship during my second year of business school at Stanford, but I also have had the privilege of seeing the same, powerful mission at work for young women on the other side of the world.

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