Past Event Highlights

If you missed any of FWSF’s women-in-finance events in San Francisco or the East Bay, click on the links below for event highlights.

Our signature events include the FWSF Financial Woman or the Year luncheon and scholarship awards ceremony.

To get more involved, see our list of upcoming events.


SEC Commissioner Kara Stein Gets Candid With FWSF!

SEC Commissioner Kara Stein spent an evening with an intimate group for a candid roundtable discussion on the issues facing the securities and financial services industries. Commissioner Stein expressed her desire to meet with women’s groups in the cities that she is traveling to — not just in the US, but globally — and stated that women often have a different view of the issues and regulations facing the industry and are under-represented in the discussion.

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FWSF 2014 Scholarship recipient, Tanya Gupta, recognized by Global Women Power

On 27 March 2015, Tanya Gupta, one of the FWSF 2014 Scholarship recipients received an award from the organization Global Women Power at their International Women’s Day Celebrations. Various women who have been successful in various fields including Business, Law, Medicine and Politics were also recognized.

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Private Tour of Art Deco in Financial District

FWSF members and their guests enjoyed a private tour of many of the Art Deco jewels in the Financial District. Led by a docent from the Art Deco Society of California, the tour included the 450 Sutter Medical Building, notable for the Mayan-inspired decoration in the dramatic lobby, the newly renovated Pacific Telephone and Telegraph building at 140 Montgomery, the tallest high-rise when built in 1924, the Shell Building featuring Egyptian motifs (King Tuts mob was discovered in 1923), and the San Francisco Stock Exchange with it's sculptures by Ralph Stockpole and two-story mural by Diego Rivera.

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2014 Holiday Party a Huge Success!

On December 3, over 65 FWSF members and their guests attended the 2014 holiday party and live auction. It was held again this year at the spectacular Wells Fargo Penthouse in downtown San Francisco.

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David Crane, Fixing California, Kicks Off 2014 FWSF Industry Leadership Series

On November 6, right after California's gubernatorial election, FWSF had an engaging conversation about fixing California's government with David Crane, SIEPR Research Scholar at Stanford University and Former Economic Advisor to Governor Schwarzenegger. David is also President of Govern for California, an organization supporting courageous, honest and effective state legislators who put the interests of their fellow citizens ahead of personal, party or special interests.

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