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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.

Embrace the Unexpected

On Friday, October 11th, Financial Women of San Francisco (FWSF) honored one of the Bay Area financial industry’s most inspiring leaders, Terri Kallsen, former executive vice president, Investor Services at Charles Schwab. FWSF’s 24th Annual Financial Woman of the Year event highlighted Terri Kallsen’s outstanding career and accomplishments. Terri exemplifies FWSF’s guiding principles: lead, mentor, inspire. She also shares FWSF’s passion for advancing the careers of women, demonstrated through her leadership as a successful woman in financial services. She mentors those looking to advance their career within financial services, with an emphasis on financial planning.

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Meet a Member - Barbara Morrison

Meet Barbara Morrison, Founder and President at TMC Financing

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Meet a Member - Vicki Cocchiarella

Meet Vicki Cocchiarella, Sr. Manager, Strategic Sourcing, Workplace at Uber Technologies, Inc.

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Becoming Resilient – Bouncing Back from Mistakes and Failures

On September 18th, Financial Women San Francisco, in a joint event with the San Francisco Bank Attorneys, hosted Sara Holtz, podcast producer and host of “Advice to My Younger Me.” For the past three years, Sara has been speaking to very successful women from all sorts of backgrounds – business and technology executives, journalists, academics, lawyers, authors, coaches and consultants – about what they wished they had known earlier in their careers. One of the consistent themes is the need to take risks.

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EVENT RECAP Zin and Zen – an evening of meditative drawing and wine tasting!

This is the first in a series of interviews with a previous FWSF scholarship winner. In these interviews we plan to provide a behind-the-scenes look at how the scholarship has contributed to the winner’s career advancement as well as the advancement of other women in finance and financial services.

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