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.


Members Enjoy Private Tour of Exploratorium

On August 22nd, fifteen FWSF members and their guests enjoyed a private tour of the new, San Francisco Exploratorium located at Pier 15.

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2013 FWSF Scholarship Luncheon

This year the FWSF awarded a total of $90,000 in scholarships to eight graduate students and two undergraduate students representing six different Bay Area colleges and universities. Awards were presented to these promising students at our annual scholarship luncheon on June 6th at the City Club of San Francisco.

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Making a Dynamite Presentation

“Stories, stories, stories!” Gary Purece proclaimed, as he told a sellout crowd on May 30 how to make your point and keep the attention of your audience, large or small.

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2012 Financial Woman of the Year Luncheon: Barbara Morrison

Without question, this year’s Financial Woman of the Year Luncheon will go on record as one of the most inspirational in this event’s 17-year history. Annually, we gather to raise awareness about the successes of women in finance while generating scholarship funds for Bay Area women.

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Speed Networking: Brand and Promote Yourself in Three Minutes

The accounting and consulting firm of Burr Pilger Mayer in Walnut Creek hosted the FWA East Bay’s Fall Speed Networking event on Wednesday evening, September 26. This event was attended by business, finance, and accounting professionals from around the Bay Area, representing firms such as Robert
Half International, Burr Pilger Mayer, Fehr & Peers, McDonalds USA, BBVA Compass, AT&T, Bank of the West, Working Solutions, and more.

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