The Association of Women in Alternative Investing (AWAI) offers the support and encouragement of a knowledgeable and dynamic community. Our members in California encompass a range of backgrounds and expertise within the financial industry ranging from operations, compliance, marketing, portfolio management and business leadership. Networking and panel events are geared to help our community share experiences to foster career and personal advancement across all levels and disciplines in finance.
AWAI offers women educational and networking opportunities in comfortable and supportive settings. Our programs enable members to increase their contribution to our industry and, in turn, each other.
Finding Your Voice - Being a Women of Influence
AWAI invites you to our 4th Navigating Your Career in 2016 Roundtable Series
While research has shown that women-owned or -managed funds outperform the industry as a whole, female fund owners experience challenges, ranging from capital raising to work-life balance. At this roundtable event, we will hear from two alternative fund founders who will lead a discussion highlighting their professional and personal successes and challenges. Please join us for what will be a unique and engaging event.
Guest speakers: Susan Choe, Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Visionnaire Ventures,and Yun Hee Yoo, CIO and Founder, Cascade Ridge Capital Moderated by: Angela Ty, Managing Director, KPMG LLP Date: Thursday, September 22, 2016 Time: 2:30 p.m. Registration and networking, 3:00 p.m. panel discussion Location: KPMG, 55 2nd St, Suite 1100, San Francisco, CA 94105
Last Summer Fling: AWAI/100 Women in Hedge Funds - Joint Networking Event
Join us for one last summer fling! As summer comes to a close, enjoy an evening reconnecting and networking with your peers. 100 Women in Hedge Funds and the Association of Women in Alternative Investing (AWAI) are joint hosting a night on the Patio at Sam's Grill for drinks and mingling. As a non-corporate sponsored event, bar service is cash only and space is limited, so please RSVP at your earliest convenience.
Date: September 14, 2016 Time: 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm Location: Sam's Grill at Belden Place, 374 Bush Street San Francisco, CA 94104
Round Table Series - Navigating Your Career in 2016
AWAI is proud to bring you our round table series “Navigating Your Career in 2016”. Each round table will target to have ~25 participants in a working session over lunch. Discussions will be led by a moderator and are designed to be interactive, with participants bringing to bear their unique knowledge, perspectives and insights. Our hope is that that through our collective experience we will help our members in continuing to build successful careers.
The Logistics of Being a Working Mom (Children of All Ages) - February 2016
Finding Fulfillment at Work - May 2016
Life's Changing Seasons - Humanity at Work - August2016
Finding Your Voice - Being a Women of Influence - September 2016
We hope that you share in our excitement about this programming and we look forward to your participation!