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From San Francisco to Tanzania: Women Supporting Women in their Educational Dreams

The FWSF mission of bringing women together to achieve great things is near and dear to my heart. Not only do I feel so grateful to have been supported by an FWSF scholarship during my second year of business school at Stanford, but I also have had the privilege of seeing the same, powerful mission at work for young women on the other side of the world.

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2013 FWOTY Luncheon

"I could have listened to her all day," was the comment heard at our table as everyone stood to applaud Pat Yarrington as she concluded her remarks at the 2013 Financial Woman of the Year Luncheon on September 27th at the SF Hyatt Regency.

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Slow Fashion for Women on the Move

When I was awarded a FWSF scholarship as an undergrad in 2009, my dream was to work on the business side of a clothing company. After I completed my BA in Business Economics I went on to complete my MBA at the Lorry I. Lokey Graduate School of Business at Mills College in 2011. Nearly a year ago, my co-founder Bree Hylkema and I launched the first products of our clothing line, Vermeulen & Co. Since then, we have accomplished a great deal. It's been quite a whirlwind!

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FWSF Board Increases Scholarship Giving

In 2017, the FWSF had a record-breaking year, raising significantly more funds for scholarships, primarily from the efforts of Robin Washington, our 2017 Financial Woman of the Year honoree.

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Where Are They Now?

I am leaving tomorrow for Morocco. My graduation was Friday and I will start working in London on May 1st for Morgan Stanley as a Strategist within their Fixed Income Division. I am deeply grateful to FWASF for the opportunity that the association provided me throughout the year.

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