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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 President Paige Venable Shares How Women Can Break Through the Glass Ceiling on Bay Area Focus

On Thursday, June 22nd, Financial Women of San Francisco (FWSF) President Paige Venable went into the CBS KPIX news studio to record a segment for Bay Area Focus with news anchor Michelle Griego. Her one-on-one interview aired the following Sunday at 11 AM on KBCW.

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Financial Women of San Francisco (FWSF) Members Honored in 2017

We’re proud to announce that five FWSF members have been honored in the past few months with awards. The San Francisco Business Times recognized Sarah Friar, Paige Venable and Tracy Teale in their 2017 Bay Area’s Most Influential Women special edition on April 28, 2017. They were also honored at a gala awards dinner on June 14, 2017. Laura Martinez and Kim Pugh were also honored by other professional organizations.

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The Mistakes Companies Make in Crisis Communications: Seven Deadly Sins in the Digital Age

Business crises have dominated the headlines this year for some of the largest businesses in America. From the drip-drip of ongoing coverage of Wells Fargo’s travails to United’s shocking treatment of a passenger and the missteps of Uber’s CEO, we’ve seen major companies struggle to deal effectively with crisis communications.

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FWSF’s Commitment to Diversity Programs

FWSF has traditionally focused on gender diversity in the financial services, but at its March meeting, the Board adopted a broader initiative that expands the organization’s commitment to diversity and inclusion (D&I). A newly-formed D&I committee convened in June. Its first project is to assess who our members are currently, and to that end, it is developing a brief membership questionnaire. The D&I committee, a subcommittee of Membership, is looking for additional members who want to get in on the ground floor.

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FWSF’s 2017 Social Media Campaign Is Ongoing, and We Want to Feature Members, Including YOU!

Let’s network and share knowledge, connect with potential members and showcase the benefits of membership by actively engaging on FWSF’s social media platforms. We are working with our communications/PR team at Harden Partners to feature individual members on the FWSF Facebook, twitter and LinkedIn pages. We invite our members to participate—and at the same time build your own social media profile and connections.

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