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.


FWSF Holiday Party

Our annual Holiday Party was a huge success. During the live auction members had the chance to purchase unique holiday gifts for those special people on their list. Proceeds from the auction benefit the FWSF Endowment.

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Women and Investing Today: A Look at Behavioral Finance

Researchers have spent a great deal of time exploring the behavioral differences between women and men when it comes to investing. Which gender makes for more successful investors? Is one sex more prone to making emotional decisions? By analyzing such areas, research has ultimately painted a picture on which gender is a more successful investor.

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Real Estate Bubble? Near-term Opportunities and Challenges in Bay Area Real Estate

San Francisco’s current reign as an international “super core” target for real estate investors will continue for two or three more years, but already there are warning signs of a bubble market. That is the consensus of a panel of San Francisco real estate executives made up of Swig President and CEO Jeanne Myerson, BRE Properties CEO Connie Moore, and economist Ken Rosen. The three spoke at a panel sponsored by Financial Women of San Francisco. It was moderated by Julia Wilhelm, a managing director with Studley, a commercial real estate brokerage.

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Lessons from a 30-Year Career in Finance: An Evening with Ted Truscott

Ted Truscott enlightened an FWSF crowd with tales from his 30-year and still flourishing career during November's industry expert event held at the historic U.S. Bank building.

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Joanne Medero on Derivatives Regulation After Dodd-Frank

On Tuesday, November 5, 2013, Joanne Medero, Managing Director of Blackrock, Inc., provided an impressive and informative presentation on the very technical area of "Derivatives Regulation After Dodd-Frank" to FWSF Members and guests.

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