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.

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Economic Trends and Outlook for 2019 – Rally Return or Continued Caution?

On Wednesday January 23rd, at The City Club, Financial Women of San Francisco (FSWF) hosted Liz Ann Sonders, Senior Vice President, Chief Investment Strategist, Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. at our annual economic outlook event, part of FWSF’s Industry Leadership Series. At this sold-out breakfast meeting, over 200 people listened as Jennifer Ellison, CFA, Principal, BOSInvest, asked Ms. Sonders about how economic conditions and market trends may impact individual, corporate and institutional investment strategies. Ms. Ellison prepared an excellent list of thought-provoking questions and at the end, several of the guests also asked challenging questions.

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"Celebrating the Financial Women of San Francisco: Music, Art and Wine" Endowment Event a Stellar Success

On October 4th, over 100 people gathered at the Salesforce East building for FWSF's annual endowment auction event that featured live jazz, wonderful auction items, catered appetizers and premium wines. Thanks to co-chairs Mona Ahmadi and Bill Haraf, endowment committee members, and numerous other FWSF members who contributed donations and their hard work to bring it all together.

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Rememberig Lew Hollerbach

FWSF is sorry to announce that a longtime FWSF partner, Lew Hollerbach, passed away in late September. Lew’s involvement with FWSF goes back many years, and he was instrumental in numerous technology upgrades as well as site improvements.

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“Disruptive Technologies in the Financial Services Industry” Are you feeling the change?

On November 13th, over 40 people attended the three-person panel at KPMG for a riveting discussion on technologies that are disrupting the financial services industry. The panelists spoke about their respective topics while answering questions from the engaged audience. The underlying theme throughout our discussion was that technology is bridging a gap and paving the way for a changed landscape in the financial services industry. How does this apply to your personal career and your company?

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Relationships, Not Transactions – 2018 FWOTY

On Friday, September 14th, Financial Women of San Francisco (FWSF) honored one of the financial industry’s most prominent and inspiring leaders, Heidi Roizen, partner at DFJ Venture Capital.

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