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NETWORKING EVENTS

WFF New York

DECEMBER 10, 2019

PHOTOGRAPHY BRANDING & NETWORKING

WFF New York 

November 18, 2019

Success is Being Prepared: Tips for Boards When A Company Is Under Stress

Women in Fund Finance NY is pleased to present a panel presentation of issues and tips for directors in dealing with companies in financial distress, duties, decision making, and risk management considerations.

Join panelists:

Merrie Frankel - Director

Carolyn Hansard - Teachers Retirement System of Texas

Bert Conly - FTI Consulting Inc.

Bill Wallander - Vinson & Elkins LLP,

Christine Hwong - Apollo Global Management

 

Event Details:

 

Date: Monday, November 18th
Time: 6:30PM
Location: Vinson & Elkins LLP
666 Fifth Avenue, 26th Floor
New York, NY 10103

WFF New York

DECEMBER 10, 2019

PHOTOGRAPHY BRANDING & NETWORKING

Update and establish your Personal Brand with a Professional Headshot by Executive Photographer Michael Benabib.

  • This event is FREE to members and includes a 3-5 minute mini-photoshoot per person taken on a first come first serve basis 

  • Each person will receive their own set of photos on a custom google drive within 24hrs 

  • Each person can choose 1 photo to be touched-up

  • People will be responsible for their own outfits, hair and make up 

  • Networking cocktail reception included

 

Event Details:


Date: Tuesday, 10th December 2019
Time: 5:30PM-8:30PM
Location: Scotiabank Offices

 250 Vesey Street, 24th Floor

New York, NY 

Attendance is limited to 100 members

Women in Fund Finance

february 12, 2020

Networking Boat Trip Around Miami's Biscayne Bay

Join Women in Fund Finance for a special networking boat trip around Miami's Biscayne Bay to help kickoff the 10th Annual Global Fund Finance Symposium.

The trip takes place on February 12, 2020 and is open to female and male members of WFF and the Fund Finance Association. There will be a networking reception, food and drinks, a tour of the Bay and great conversations and connections. 
 
The reception begins at 12pm with the boat departing from Eden Roc Marina, across from the Fontainebleau Hotel in Miami Beach, the site of the FFA Global Symposium. The boat tour will last 3 hours. 

 

Event Details:


Date: Wednesday, February 12, 2020
Time: 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: Eden Roc Marina

Miami Beach, Florida 

Attendance is limited to 150 members

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

December 10                Branding Photography Event

TBD                                    Networking Event, Boston

 

 

February 12                   Networking Boat Trip, Miami

February 12-14           FFA Global Symposium, Miami

TBD                                    Networking Event, Los Angeles

TBD                                    Networking Event, San Francisco

2020 EVENT CALENDAR

PAST EVENTS

Women in Fund Finance has hosted a series of networking events focused on diversity, career advocacy and women in the boardroom.

On Wednesday, 19 June 2019, WFF hosted a drinks, nibbles and networking event at the beautiful Ham Yard Hotel in SoHo. This was the second event hosted by WFF in London for 2019, and the event was well attended by a mix of professionals from sponsors, banks, and law firms. Following the networking portion of the evening, attendees were invited to a screening of the film “RBG”, a documentary released in 2018 which explores U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s rise to fame. WFF Europe will begin its “Wit and Wisdom” event series in London over the coming months, and will host its next large networking event in London in September/October. 

Events include:

* 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.