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Fact Sheet

Association Name

Financial Women of San Francisco (FWSF). Formerly known as The Financial Women’s Association of San Francisco.

Foundation Name

Financial Women of San Francisco Scholarship Fund (FWSF Scholarship Fund)


Not-for-profit, volunteer-run professional association that advances the success of women in finance and financial services in the San Francisco Bay Area. The FWSF Scholarship Fund has awarded more than $2 million in grants to more than 270 Bay Area women since 1985. Learn more about FWSF.


More than 300 (update) executive and managerial-level women who work in finance or financial services.

Signature Programs

Industry Leader Series
Financial Woman of the Year Event
Networking Series
Scholarship Programs


Founded in 1956 as the Financial Women’s Club of San Francisco by 17 forward-thinking investment women. It was the first organization for executive women in finance in America. Learn more about the history of FWSF.


San Francisco, East Bay and Silicon Valley


Executive Board of Directors and Committee Chairs led by Paige Venable, Managing Director KPMG

Paige Venable Bio and Photo

Annual Budget

Supported by membership dues, corporate sponsorships, events and donations


Supported by individual and business contributions and grants.

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