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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.

Venture Capital Today: San Francisco is the Center of the Universe for Entrepreneurs

Ann Winblad, Heidi Roizen, and Laura Roden, three pioneering venture capital professionals spoke to a large crowd of FWA members and guests on June 20th about some of the current trends in venture capital.

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Teveia Barnes, FWSF IWD Keynote Speaker: It Takes Courage, Tenacity and a Belief in Oneself

The IWD event kicked-off with keynote speaker Teveia Barnes, who is a former director of the California Infrastructures and Economic Development Bank (IBank). Teveia shared her career experience as well as her thoughts and wisdom on what we can learn from the “Year of the Woman.”

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Panel Discussion: Evolution and Disruption in the World of Payments

On April 17, 2019, FWSF hosted a panel discussion at KPMG that focused on trends and innovations in the payments industry. As consumers and businesses are shifting to cashless transactions, the payments industry has become a vital way for money to change hands in our society.

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Pitfalls, Perils and Possibilities of Investing in Asia–A Fund Manager’s Perspective

Teresa Kong, CFA and Portfolio Manager at Matthews International Capital Management, spoke to a full house at the jointly sponsored FWA and Federal Reserve
Bank of San Francisco event on May 15th. Teresa’s
talk highlighted the differences between the U.S. and China’s interpretation and implementation of international accounting, and corporate and securities laws.

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Fine Wine and Food Pairing in the East Bay

FWA members and guests spent a warm summer evening on July 18 networking and catching up while pairing delicious food and wine. Thirty-five members and guests filled the AuburnJames Tasting Room
and Art Gallery in the heart of historic downtown Danville with lively discussion.

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