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.

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Diversity Celebrated: Three Dynamite Women of Color Lead a Spirited Discussion on Their Paths to Success

At FWA’s first ever diversity-focused event, members and guests were captivated by our panel of three accomplished women, each taking a different career path, telling a different story and yet sharing certain common lessons that inspired our audience.

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Financial Women of San Francisco and KPMG Collaborate to Expand Mentoring

Mentorship can take many forms, but ultimately it has the power to positively impact a woman’s life and propel her career. While mentoring has been a foundational part of FWSF’s scholarship program, with mentors paired with each year’s scholarship recipients, FWSF believes in the transformative power of mentoring — regardless of where a member is in her career journey. Whether a member wants to be more effective in her current role, accelerate her advancement, or transition to a new role, FWSF wants to help its members be more successful. Therefore, FWSF is expanding its program to include mentoring for current members, focused on developing thought leadership and tools, and creating an environment conducive to varying types of mentoring interactions and relationship development.

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A Perspective on the Economy

At the Financial Women’s Association of San Francisco event on October 15, Dr. Williams characterized the U.S. economy as on the mend. Dr. Williams pointed to the auto and housing markets as showing tangible signs of the improving economy.

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Barbara Morrison named 2012 Financial Woman of the Year

Barbara Morrison, founder and president of TMC Financing, was named 2012 Financial Woman of the Year at our October 2 awards luncheon at the Hyatt Regency, San Francisco. The award recognizes Morrison’s decades of civic and business leadership and her significant contributions to small business financing.

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