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.


Congratulations to Our 2023 Scholarship Winners!

On Friday, June 2nd, FWSF hosted the 2023 Scholarship Luncheon and Award Ceremony. About 130 guests gathered at the City Club of San Francisco to meet and congratulate the Financial Women of San Francisco’s 2023 scholarship recipients

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Integrating DEI&B and Workplace Wellness

On May 18, 2023, the Financial Women of San Francisco hosted a panel discussion on Integrating DEI&B and Workplace Wellness, at the Wells Fargo “Penthouse” located in downtown San Francisco.

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Highlights of Demystifying ESG vs Impact Investing Panel Discussion

The event's moderator, Kristin MacLaggan, Director and Global Talent Lead for ETF & Index Investing at BlackRock, led a distinguished panel that included Jessica Huang, Managing Director and Head of Americas Sustainable Investing Solutions at BlackRock, Mandira Reddy, Director at Capricorn Investment Group, and Melissa Maquilan Radic, Managing Director of Investor Relations & Capital Markets at IMPACT Community Capital.

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Master Class: Lessons in Leadership Event Recap

Our 2023 Master Class: Lessons in Leadership event, held at the Salesforce Tower on June 7 in San Francisco, featured moderator Melissa Maquilan Radic (Managing Director Investor Relations & Capital Markets and IMPACT Community Capital) and panelists: Alice Cho, (Co-founder of AllRise San Francisco and Senior Advisor, Boston Consulting Group), Alana Knowles, (VP & Controller, Chevron), and Sonja Velez, (CFO, The San Francisco Foundation).

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Highlights of International Women's Day March 8, 2023 Celebration

What a gift to be in the company of hundreds of women, having small and big talks, and hearing inspirational stories from women leaders and pioneers in society! Nothing can be more inspiring and celebrating for me as a woman on International Women's Day, which for sure is for many other women there as well. A big thank you to FWSF, the Wharton School and Eisner Amper for sponsoring this event!

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