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.

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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Behind the Scenes with Scholarship

A lot of work goes into the scholarship process and it’s very exciting when it all comes together. From working with the various schools and culling applications to setting up interviews and choosing the winners — a myriad of tasks lead up to the main event, the Scholarship Luncheon on June 7. Interview with Scholarship Co-Chairs, Sandra Camacho and Vineetha Mummadi.

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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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