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San Francisco | FWSF International Women’s Day Event #BalanceforBetter (All Genders Welcome)

March 07, 2019

Thursday, March 7 | 1:00 PM - 7:00 PM PST
Wharton San Francisco

#BalanceforBetter — Advancing Women in Finance

Be a part of the conversation! Join us for our International Women’s Day event, a solutions-oriented exploration of the challenges that women address as they work to have successful careers, particularly in the financial industry. We focus on how to make changes – in the industry and in ourselves – to further women’s careers. All genders are welcome – colleagues, partners, spouses of women in finance and other careers are encouraged to join us for this important conversation!

We will kick off the afternoon with our keynote speaker, Teveia Barnes, Former Executive Director of California Infrastructure and Economic Development Bank. Teveia will openly share her personal journey and observations as a prominent woman in the financial industry.

We will then break out into roundtable discussions, led by well-known subject matter experts, on pressing topics facing women in finance today.

Roundtable topics to include:

  • The Language of Inclusion
  • The Art of Allyship
  • Addressing Implicit Bias
  • Knowing Your Worth – Project Worth
  • Paving the Path for Women to Serve on Corporate Boards

The afternoon will conclude with a panel discussion – “Overcoming Obstacles and Sharing Success Stories.”

WEMBA grads and current students – Save $20 off the registration fee when you check out by registering as a non-member and entering the code “WhartonIWD”

Refreshments will be served in the afternoon.  Cocktail networking reception following the event. 5:30 – 7:00 pm

The panel will be moderated by Sheila Lewis, CEO of Ashton 212.

Panelists include:

This event is being held in partnership with FWSF and CFA Society of San Francisco.



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