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.


2022 Event Highlights

Concerns about the new COVID variant at the beginning of the year compelled us to delay or cancel events, including one of our signature events, the 2022 Economic Outlook and Trends. Activity picked up commencing with the March International Women’s Day celebration, and we have been able to offer an increasing number of in-person programs as the year progressed.

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Interview with Financial Woman of the Year Co-Chair Sandra Camacho

What inspires you about this year’s FWOTY? It is not only that Nancy has reached the highest levels of the field of Finance and has numerous positions and awards, quite literally excels at all she puts her mind to, but she is concerned about improving the welfare of society and the environment globally. Complacency has never been Nancy’s approach from her early days. Positive change happens because of people like her who think and act for the betterment of all.

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Meet the Leadership Circle: A Practical Guide to the Current Economic Environment

On Thursday, September 29, 2022, over thirty attendees gathered at the offices of KPMG to meet and hear from seven members of FWSF’s esteemed Leadership Circle.

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2022 Scholarship Event images

On June 3, FWSF awarded scholarships to 13 graduate students and 4 undergraduate students. Scholarships are made possible through the generosity of FWSF sponsors and the proceeds from the Financial Woman of the Year Luncheon. To date over $2.7 million in scholarship funds has been awarded to deserving students.

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Oral history: The enduring legacy of Financial Women of San Francisco

In 1956, 17 women gathered to create The Financial Women of San Francisco in what was the first organization for executive women in finance in the entire country. Over the past 65 years the forum has changed countless lives by providing a place where women working in financial services can meet, share ideas and experiences and propel their careers. The volunteer-run organization has evolved new ways to professionally advance its members through mentorship, events, awards and scholarships as dress codes, social mores and access to education and career opportunities expanded. Here is a personal history of FWSF and what it has meant from members, leaders and beneficiaries.

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