Join WFF US in New York for Wit & Wisdom: Navigating Cultural Considerations!
Women in Fund Finance is pleased to hold the next Wit & Wisdom Series meeting of 2023 connecting senior women in the fund finance industry with junior members for intimate breakfast discussions.
Join host Saaima Shahin, Managing Director & Private Equity CFO, at New Mountain Capital on Tuesday, August 8th to discuss Navigating Cultural Considerations. Saaima will be joined by Montserrat Serra-Janer (J.P. Morgan), Fazillah Durante (Scotiabank) and Inetta Rafailova (Atlantic Street Capital) to discuss managing challenges, such as differences in culture or language barriers and other similar considerations in professional settings.
While we welcome all to join, this event is specifically targeted towards our junior to mid-level female colleagues with 2 to 10 years of experience working in the fund finance industry, that are not Managing Directors, Partners or C-suite executives.
Light refreshments will be provided at this event.
Location: New Mountain Capital, 1633 Broadway, 47th Floor, New York, NY 10019
Date: Tuesday, August 8th, 2023
Time: 8:00am - 9:30am EDT
Registration is open on a first-come, first-served basis. Due to limited space, you will be placed on a waiting list once we exceed seating capacity, and we will monitor the waiting list.
Attendees agree that they will be bound by Chatham House Rules. The contents of these discussions are strictly private and confidential and may not be disclosed outside of the meeting.
Join WFF EMEA on Wednesday, 27 September, 2023 for our First Industry Gathering in Luxembourg!
Allen & Overy SCS, Arendt & Medernach SA, Loyens & Loeff Luxembourg SARL, and Simmons & Simmons Luxembourg LLP are pleased to invite you to the first WFF Industry Gathering in Luxembourg.
Yuriko Backes - current and first female Finance Minister of Luxembourg - will be addressing the audience at 7pm by video.
This event is open to all genders and for members and prospect members of Women in Fund Finance. We hope you will be able to join us for what promises to be a wonderful evening!
Location: Tero House 17 - 17 Rue du Nord L- 2229, Luxembourg
Date: Wednesday, September 27, 2023
Time: 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM CEST
Join WFF US in New York for Wit & Wisdom: Navigating Cultural Considerations!
AVCJ Private Equity & Venture Forum
Date: 13 – 16 November 2023, 09.00 HKT
Venue: Four Seasons Hotel, Hong Kong & Online
The 36th Annual AVCJ Private Equity & Venture Forum, Asia’s premier private markets gathering, will take place in Hong Kong and online on 13-16 November 2023. The event, convened by ION Analytics, is comprised of 6 conferences and an awards ceremony that highlights key market opportunities, macroeconomic and strategical issues facing the private equity industry ranging from the latest investment themes and fundraising strategies to best practice ESG and DE&I.
The AVCJ Forum will engage over 4,200 senior investors, advisors and regulators focused on the private markets of Asia and globally into one platform live in Hong Kong and online creating an unrivalled connected community of your peers.
Exclusive 15% discount is offered to WFF members to attend the Forum, please contact us at email@example.com for registration.
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2023 EVENT CALENDAR
January 19 WFF US: From Private Equity to Entrepreneur
February 8-10 Global Fund Finance Symposium
February 15 & 23 WFF APAC Wit & Wisdom: Goal Setting
February 22 WFF APAC: Art as an Investment
March 16 WFF US: Women in Infrastructure
April 20 WFF APAC Wit & Wisdom in Hong Kong: Mentorship
June 5-7 Global Leadership Summit
June 19 European Fund Finance Symposium
July 20 WFF US: Tee Time - Inaugural Golf Outing
September 14 European FFA Cocktail Reception
September 27 WFF EMEA: Luxembourg Launch Event
October 5 WFF EMEA: Wit & Wisdom Breakfast
October 11 WFF Asia: Networking Lunch in Hong Kong, in conjunction with the APAC Fund Finance Symposium
October 12 Asia-Pacific Fund Finance Symposium
November 13* WFF US: Real Estate / ESG-R "Resiliency" Panel & Workshop
November 16 FFA Fall Soiree: Cocktail Networking Event
TBD WFF EMEA: Gallery Networking Event
*Tentatively scheduled for date listed
2022 EVENT CALENDAR
January 20 WFF US: Lead Like a Woman, Part II
February 16 - 18 Global Fund Finance Symposium
April 20 WFF US: MSPW Art Exhibit with artist Hunt Slonem (Invitation Only)
June 28 European Fund Finance Symposium
July 13 WFF Europe: Yoga & Networking
August 10 WFF US: Crypto Panel Session 2
September 20 WFF US: Wit & Wisdom - A Career in Venture Investing
October 6 WFF US: Private Bank Panel
October 18 WFF US: Boston Networking Event
November 2 WFF Asia: Networking Lunch in Singapore, in conjunction with the APAC Fund Finance Symposium
November 3 Asia-Pacific Fund Finance Symposium
November 9 WFF Europe: Paris Industry Gathering
November 29 WFF US: Pre-Holiday Networking, sponsored by TriState Capital Bank (Invitation Only)
2021 EVENT CALENDAR
January 14 WFF Europe: Career Change- The Big Decision
February 25 WFF Europe: “Difficult” work relation(ship)s
September 23 WFF US: Andy Warhol Portfolios- A Life in Pop Works
October 18 WFF US: Fireside Chat with Carla Harris
December 8 WFF Global: ESG V - ESG Governance
2020 EVENT CALENDAR
February 12 Networking Boat Trip, Miami
February 12-14 FFA Global Symposium, Miami
February 20 Wit & Wisdom 2019 Recap
March 3 THE NEXT REVOLUTION –RECLAIMING YOUR DIGITAL IDENTITY
March 19 Lead Like a Woman by Mastering the Power Game- POSTPONED
March 19 WFF London: Confident Anywhere- POSTPONED
March 25 California Networking Event in Los Angeles- POSTPONED
March 26 California Networking Event in Palo Alto- POSTPONED
May 7 Wit & Wisdom 2020- POSTPONED
May 27 WFF Global State of the Market
June 10 WFF Europe: The Impact of COVID-19 on Fund Finance Deals
June 24 WFF Asia: Industry 4.0 - Keeping Pace with Change
July 1 WFF US: Real Estate
July 8 WFF US: Career Progression in the time of COVID
August 5 WFF Asia: Fireside Chat with Shellye Archambeau
August 6 WFF Europe: Fireside Chat with Shellye Archambeau
August 10 WFF US: Fireside Chat with Shellye Archambeau
September 9 WFF US: A Conversation with Lauren Herring
September 23 WFF US: Private Equity Secondaries Update
October 7 WFF Europe: Wit & Wisdom- Return to Work
October 29 WFF US: Building & Maintaining Healthy Working Relationships
November 10 WFF US: A Conversation with Leading Women in Energy
November 12 WFF Asia & UK: Personal Presentation Ltd - Confident Anywhere
November 25 WFF UK: Stepping up to Leadership
December 1 WFF US: Corporate Dept Panel
December 7 WFF US: Personal Presentation Ltd - Confident Anywhere
December 17 WFF US: Personal Presentation Ltd - Confident Anywhere, Part 2
2019 EVENT CALENDAR
March 8 Wit & Wisdom 1: Networking in Male-Dominated Fields, New York
March 13 Return to Work, London
March 24 Networking Boat Trip, Miami
March 25-26 FFA Global Symposium, Miami
April 10 Professional Development Coaching, New York
May 1 Board-Ready Bootcamp (invitation only), New York
May 7 Movie Screening and Networking Social, Hong Kong
May 9 Art and Cocktail Networking Reception, New York
May 16 Wit & Wisdom 2: Working Through Female Stigmas & Stereotypes, New York
June 12 Peloton Studio and Networking Event, New York
June 19 Networking Social and Film Screening, London
June 20 FFA Europe Symposium, London
June 26 Public Speaking Skills Presentation and Networking Event, Hong Kong
July 18 Wit & Wisdom 3: Advocating for Yourself, New York
July 25 Wit & Wisdom London 1: Networking in Male-Dominated Fields, London
September 18 Wit & Wisdom 4: Navigating Gender Inequality, Diversity and Inclusivity Barriers, New York
September 25 FFA Asia Pacific Symposium, Hong Kong
September 26 Wit & Wisdom London 2
October 9 Heard through the Grapevine: A Conversation with Sunaina Sethi
October 10 Wit & Wisdom New York: Career Negotiations
October 23 Wit & Wisdom London: Working Through Female Stigmas & Stereotypes
November 18 Tips for Board of Directors When Everyone Is Stressed, New York
November 27 Wit & Wisdom London
December 10 Branding Photography Event
Women in Fund Finance has hosted a series of networking events focused on diversity, career advocacy and women in the boardroom.
* Socials including the screening of the film "Equity" and photography exhibition.
* Women on Boards discussion and networking in London and NYC featuring Trewstar, Carlyle, Deloitte, Wells Fargo, Direct Women and EA Hughes.
* Career Advocacy roundtable and panel discussion in London and NYC featuring: TPG, Blackstone, JC Flowers ad Wells Fargo.
* Speed Networking event in NYC featuring presentation training from The Latimer Group and attended by more than 120 female executives.
* Career Workshops. WFF Europe held its first career breakfast with negotation skills by Christine Brown-Quinn, The Female Capitalist® training specially for junior to mid-level female executives in fund finance.
* Paris Industry Outlook, featuring Natixis, Validus, DWS, IK Investment Partners, McDermott, Will & Emery.