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21st Financial Woman of the Year Event held September 21, 2016 at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco

A group of two dozen FWSF members gathered at the new and greatly expanded SF Museum of Modern Art on cool Thursday evening in late September. We were met by our personal guide for a tour of the Fisher Collection. Our guide was extremely knowledgeable about the Fisher Collection and told us many ‘inside’ stories about the artists and their relationships with the Fishers.

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Stephanie Hyde 2015 Scholarship Luncheon Speech

My name is Stephanie Hyde. Almost one year ago exactly I stood before you as an undergraduate scholarship recipient. I remember the feelings of that day vividly: I was so nervous to speak in front of so many people, much like I am today. I was excited to be joining such a remarkable organization. I was proud that I had been chosen for such an honor. I was humbled by the company of my fellow recipients. And of course, I was deeply grateful for the opportunity that you saw fit to offer me. When my turn came to speak, I offered my words of gratitude and took my seat with the confidence that nothing that came out of my mouth was coherent English. Little did I know what a pivotal moment in my life accepting that award would be.

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FWSF Scholarship Recipient Recognized by Her Community

Tanya Gupta, one of the FWSF 2014 graduate scholarship recipients, has been specially recognized by her community. Diana Rohini LaVigne wrote these articles about Tanya which posted on September 22, 2014 in India West and was published in the July – September 14 edition of NRI World.

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2014 Scholarship Luncheon a Truly Special Event

If someone had told me two years ago that by clicking “submit” on a scholarship application I’d found online that I would later join a network of amazing and talented professional women and together, find the bay area’s best talent and recruit scholarship applicants, I would have waived my hand in disbelief. However, life has a funny way of surprising us...

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Member Update: Victoria Beasley Internship at BCG

A quick update on me: I'm interning this summer for BCG in San Francisco (although I may be on a case elsewhere). The interview process for the position was competitive, and I'm sure it didn't hurt that BCG Partner Henning Streubel first "met" me during the Financial Woman of the Year celebration when he saw the Scholarship Recipient video.

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