Women in Commercial Finance Conference 2019

Starts:  Mar 13, 2019 5:30 PM (ET)
Ends:  Mar 14, 2019 2:30 PM (ET)
Associated with  CFA Conferences


Wells Fargo Capital Finance
150 E 42nd St.
New York, NY 10017



The CFA Women in Commercial Finance Committee is proud to present an in-depth conference offering a dynamic combination of networking and professional development. This half-day conference will bring together some of our industry’s leading female executives and other professionals to offer their insights and tips on navigating issues faced in today’s work environment, providing women in commercial finance with the tools to "make your mark." Registration includes a special reception the evening of March 13 at the offices of Paul Hastings in NYC. Space is limited – sign-up today!

This year's event takes place on the day of the National Jewish Health Financial Industries Dinner. Our Fintech and Innovation Forum on March 13 will include a panel on Women in FinTech, comprising female Chief Officers in the FinTech world and moderated by futurist Deborah Reuben.


Our keynote speaker this year is Dr. Sharon Melnick, global authority on women’s next level success and Founder of the Next Level Leader initiative. Informed by 10 years of psychology research at Harvard Medical School, Dr. Melnick's methods have transformed 22,000 trainees at 30 Fortune 500 companies (including 8 in the Financial Services sector) and 150 conferences (she has even presented at the White House and the United Nations). She equips smart and busy women with strategies to stay calm, confident, and powerful to sustain themselves as they increase the value of their contribution. Discover more at www.sharonmelnick.com.

Fee: $225 per person


Wednesday, March 13
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Opening Reception

Thursday, March 14
8:00 am - 9:00 am
Continental Breakfast

9:00 am - 10:30 am
Keynote speaker Dr. Sharon Melnick "Women & Power in the Workforce"

10:45 am - 12:00 pm
Panel Sessions:
Session 1 "On Your Mark, Get Set, Get Promoted "
This  interactive panel will explore and provide tips on what it takes to obtain that next promotion or next career step. Discussion topics will include mentoring, networking, visibility and making your voice heard.

Session 2 "Now That I Am Here, What Is Next?"
Our esteemed panel will offer insights on on real life challenges faced by women in senior roles and offer tools to leverage your success to a top leadership position.

12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Networking lunch

1:15 pm - 2:30 pm
Negotiating Tactics

Closing remarks

Thank you to our Conference Host

Thank you to our Sponsors
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For information on sponsorship opportunities, please contact James Kravitz at jkravitz@cfa.com


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