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Lenore Albom imageMake a Difference- Donate Now to the Lenore C. Albom Microfinance Giving Program!
Created in 2003 in honor of former FWA President and visionary Lenore Albom, the Lenore Albom Microfinance Giving Program focuses on the utilization of microfinance tactics to positively affect women's lives around the world.
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Not-for-Profit imageSuccess and Significance - Second Acts for the Greater Good
Wanting to shift your career from financial services into the non-for-profit industry and knowing how are two different things. Fortunately for FWA Members and Guests, we got some powerful advice at an event organized by the Not-for-Profit Committee titled, "Success and Significance - Second Acts for the Greater Good" on Tuesday, May 20th. Read more
Jerri Quinn imageFWA Members and Guests Head to The Most Deserving/Women's Project Theater
Who doesn't enjoy a night out on the town that includes taking in a show that has a brilliant script and impeccable performances? On Tuesday, April 29th guests and Members alike of the Financial Women's Association gathered together and attended "The Most Deserving," which ran from March 30 to May 4, 2014.

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Women of the Year Awards imageCelebrating the 30th Anniversary of the FWA Women of the Year AwardsFive hundred professionals celebrated the progress exemplified by the honorees of the Financial Women's Association 30th Anniversary Women of the Year Awards also heard a stirring call to renew and redouble their work to create greater opportunities for future generations of women in finance. Read more
Hillary Clinton imageHillary Clinton Speaks at the Simmons Leadership Conference with FWA Mentees in Attendance
Recently from April 22- April 23, 2014, seven FWA mentees were invited to the Simmons Leadership Conference held in Boston, Massachusetts. This is the second consecutive year that the FWA Mentoring Program at Baruch College has enabled these young, talented women to attend.
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Jerri Quinn imageSales & Loyalty: Which Way Does Your Funnel Face?
New sales strategies for today's business climate – and delicious Italian food - were on the menu at the Entrepreneurs Committee spring luncheon featuring author and entrepreneur Jeri Quinn.

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Dick Parsons Event imageFireside Chat on Leadership with Dick Parsons and Sarah Smith
On April 7, 2014, FWA Members and guests attended an exclusive Fireside Chat on Leadership with Dick Parsons, the former Chairman and CEO of Time Warner, former Chairman of Citigroup, former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Dime Bancorp, Inc. (one of the largest thrift institutions in the United States) and Managing Partner of the New York law firm Patterson, Belknap, Webb and Tyler.
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Judith Glaser Event imageAuthor Judith Glaser Uses Neuroscience to Elevate Your Conversations
Effectively and efficiently communicating on every level in the workplace is key to ongoing success, yet advocating for yourself on issues that can drive professional advancement has never been a more hot button issue then it is right now.
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Andrea and RaleighFWA Leaders Attend the 11th Annual 2014 Officer Women Leadership Symposium (OWLS) and Career Coaching Workshop
Recently the co-chairs of the FWA For Women Veterans (FWV) initiative, Andrea "Andy" Esposito and Raleigh Mayer, attended the AcademyWomen's 2014 Symposium "Lead In: Breaking Barriers to Success".
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Veteran StudentsTranslating Your Military Experience for Corporate Resumes Resume Writing & Corporate Protocol for Women Veterans - March 26, 2014
The Financial Women’s Association for Women Veterans: Serving Women Who Served, hosted a program focused on resume writing and corporate protocol, designed to assist veterans transitioning to the private sector—especially the financial community.
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FWA-WestCon Resiliency at Work event photoFWA WestCon and UBS Present: Resiliency At Work An FWA and UBS co-sponsored event - March 27, 2014
FWA Members, their guests, and UBS employees, shared two hours of networking and an interactive dialogue with one of the leaders in workplace resiliency.
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Daniel Yergin image FWA's Patti Domm Interviews Daniel Yergin on the Changing Global Energy Landscape During FWA Berlin Conference
Daniel Yergin, one of the most influential commentators on energy, discussed the changing global energy landscape with Financial Women's Association Delegation in Berlin. FWA Board Member Patti Domm of CNBC interviewed Mr Yergin, and led the Q&A for the Berlin Delegation.
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MentoringServing Women Who Served February 6, 2014
In an engaging panel discussion at the JPMorgan Chase headquarters, the FWA announced its new initiative, the Financial Women’s Association for Women Veterans: Serving Women Who Served.
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MentoringFWA Leadership attends a special event held in conjunction with the United Nations General Assembly and Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)
on “The role of partnerships and their contribution to the Post-2015 Development Agenda."
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MentoringFWA Mentoring Programs Enable Future Generations to Be Successful
This Spring, mentors working with both Murry Bergtraum and Baruch College students came together to celebrate the positive steps they have assisted mentees in making...
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Innovation Event imageInnovation - How Can I Become a Better Innovator?
On March 27th the FWA's Business and Government Affairs Committee along with Deloitte hosted an event on Innovation. This exciting seminar explored the practices of identifying innovation opportunities. Read more
2014 Berlin International Conference
Our 2014 FWA Berlin Delegation has returned from our robust International Conference that featured powerful private- and public-sector panels and keynotes including: Claus Tigges, Regional Bundesbank President for Berlin and Brandenburg; Ambassador John Emerson, U.S. Ambassador to The Federal Republic of Germany; Dr. Elke Koenig, President of German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority...
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2014 International Visitor Leadership ProgramFWA Participates in Women's History Month
On Friday, March 21, 2014 the FWA met with the U.S. State Department's International Visitor Leadership Program. Beginning on March 1st, which coincided with Women's History Month, five women embarked upon a trip around the United States representing countries including Nepal, Afghanistan and Pakistan.Read more...
NYPL Leadership Forum ImageThe New York Public Library - Financial Services Leadership Forum March 12, 2014
FWA Leadership attended the The New York Public Library - Financial Services Leadership Forum breakfast, entitled: Wall Street Main Street and Beyond. Read more...
International Women's Day - 2014International Women's Day – U.S. Department of State Delegation Meets with FWA
During the week of International Women's Day, which occurs on March 8th, the FWA participated in an engaging discussion with international delegates from the U.S. Department of State during the "Women and Entrepreneurship" visitor program. Read more...
VEI logoFWA Members: Opportunity to be a Judge at an Upcoming Business Competition for High School Students Read more...
NYCLA event imageThe Changing World of Insurance Regulation: State, Federal and International Developments
- An FWA Cosponsored Event

On Thursday, February 27th, the FWA co-hosted a widely attended event with the New York County Lawyer's Association (NYCLA) Insurance Law Committee. Read more...
Wanda J. Bell imageCommodities 101 – The Fundamentals
Another special Members-Only course "Commodities 101 - the Fundamentals" designed for FWA Members, was led by Wanda J. Bell, Commodities Consultant and FWA Board Member. Read more...
Disruptive Technology Event imageDisruptive Technology in Action: Business Solutions that Create New Customer Servicing Models Event
Highlights Delivered Feb 11, 2014 by the Entrepreneurs Committee
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Deloitte logoDiversifying the American Board
On Wednesday, January 29th, Deloitte & Touche LLP held an enlightening and widely attended event entitled, "Diversifying the American Board" at its office located at 30 Rockefeller Center. Read more...
FWA/Baruch Mentoring SeriesBaruch College Receives $312,500 Grant to Support Financial Women's Association Mentoring Program
Baruch Student and Alumna Reap Benefits From Their Experience
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Image 1First Annual Past Presidents Breakfast co-hosted with one of the 'Original Eight' Founders - January 15, 2014
More than 20 Past Presidents joined Founding Member Joan Farr and President Kimberly Weinrick. Read more...
Impact Investing imageImpact Investing: A Discussion on Impact Investing from the Market Makers - December 2, 2013
The FWA's Impact Investing Committee brought together an expert panel of market makers who shared their experiences, decision-making processes, goals and due diligence methodologies on impact investing. Read more...
Joyce Chang and Kimberly WeinrickHolidayFEST - The FWA Holiday Benefit to support the programs of the FWA of New York Educational Fund - December 10, 2013
HolidayFEST, the FWA's Holiday Benefit which this year benefits an International Studies Scholarship was a resounding success. Read more...
MetLife CEO Steven Kandarian photoFWA's Leadership Forum: Coffee and Conversation with MetLife's Steve Kandarian and Marlene Debel - November 6, 2013
At a recent FWA Leadership Forum, MetLife Treasurer Marlene Debel led an insightful and candid discussion with the company's Chairman, President and CEO, Steve Kandarian. Read more...
Mentees at Stomp eventFWA - Murry Bergtraum and Baruch Mentoring Program Holiday Event
December 8th was a great day for the Mentoring Committee as 68 Baruch College and Murry Bergtraum High School mentors and mentees attended the annual holiday event.
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Ria Davis image3-hour Leadership Skills Course for Corporate Secretaries, presented by Ria Davis, Attorney and FWA Corporate Secretary A Members Only Professional Development Seminar

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PC Best Practice Breakfast Oct 30, 2013 imageFWA President's Circle Best Practices Breakfast - October 30
Measuring Success in Closing the Corporate Gender Gap
The FWA President's Circle Breakfasts, provide a unique opportunity to advance thought leadership, discuss issues of mutual interest in a confidential environment, and enable senior-level networking.
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J. Dimon eventFWA's Leadership Forum - October 8
JPMorgan Chase & Co. CEO Jamie Dimon fields questions from the Financial Women's Association—and CFO Marianne Lake—during a program focused on leadership, engaging stakeholders and planning for the future. Read more...
BMO Capital Markets ceremony photoFWA of New York Educational Fund benefits from BMO Capital Markets - Day of Trading, Equity Through Education program
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WII Conference photoFWA Board Members, Kimberly Weinrick, Lily Klebanoff Blake and Maureen Adolf recently meet with Poonam Barua, Founder Chairman of WILL Forum India (second from right).
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FWA Highlights
Power Up Leadership imagePower Up Your Leadership Style - July 11
In this unique seminar, participants took the short award-winning Color Q Personality test and received a profile outlining the key strengths of their "signature style" and ways to improve relationships with coworkers and clients. Read more...
Gender Intelligence imageGender Intelligence - Leveraging Differences between the Sexes in Creating a More Effective Workplace - Sept 25
The FWA's first event of the Fall provided the opportunity to hear from Barbara Annis, a world-renowned expert on Gender Intelligence and Inclusive Leadership in the workplace. Read more...
NYWA Galaxy Award photoFWA Women of the Year Award Committee Chair Tina M. Vizzini is a recipient of a New York Women's Agenda 2013 Galaxy Award
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Mentoring Volunteer imageFWA/Murry Bergtraum High School Mentees give back at Fall Homeless Banquets and a soup kitchen in November
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FWA WestCon eventFWA-WestCon: Connect & Collaborate Increase and enhance your business relationships with our Speed Networking Event Highlights
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Video of Denise Morrison keynote address imageFWA-NJ: Denise Morrison, CEO and President of Campbell Soup keynote speaker at Integrity and Professionalism Colloquium -
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