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.


2012 Financial Woman of the Year Luncheon: Barbara Morrison

Without question, this year’s Financial Woman of the Year Luncheon will go on record as one of the most inspirational in this event’s 17-year history. Annually, we gather to raise awareness about the successes of women in finance while generating scholarship funds for Bay Area women.

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Wine, Chocolate and Jewelry by Local Artisans

The specialized staffing firm Robert Half International hosted a fantastic evening of wine and chocolate tasting and jewelry pairing on March 21st, 2013 in Oakland. LaMont Connie, member of the Court of Master Sommeliers and Account Executive at Robert Half, shared his expertise on wine pairing by featuring both red and white wines.

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Making a Dynamite Presentation

“Stories, stories, stories!” Gary Purece proclaimed, as he told a sellout crowd on May 30 how to make your point and keep the attention of your audience, large or small.

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Design and Achieve Your Own Professional Vision: A Professional Development Series Event in the East Bay

Katie Carr, Principal at Left Lane Advisors, lead a thought provoking event on designing and achieving your own professional vision Wednesday May 8th in Walnut Creek.

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2013 FWSF Scholarship Luncheon

This year the FWSF awarded a total of $90,000 in scholarships to eight graduate students and two undergraduate students representing six different Bay Area colleges and universities. Awards were presented to these promising students at our annual scholarship luncheon on June 6th at the City Club of San Francisco.

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