Archive for June 2008

June 30th, 2008, 9:49 pm

“Challenges for an Incoming CFO: Managing Your Organization Through a Credit Crisis”

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Please join 100 Women in Hedge Funds for Lehman’s Annual Risk event, featuring Erin Callan, CFO of Lehman Brothers, as she discusses challenges she has faced in helping navigate Lehman through the credit turmoil in her recently appointed role as CFO. She will offer her insights on both the mitigation of risk during volatile market [...]

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June 30th, 2008, 3:39 pm

Senior Techleaders: Leadership, the Final Frontier

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A two day workshop for senior level women to increase their networking and leadership skills.

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June 30th, 2008, 6:00 am

Voices of Experience: Julia Kaufmann-Yu, Vice President at Goldman Sachs

by Erin Abrams

Julia Kaufmann-Yu has been going full speed ahead since she on-ramped back into a career in financial services about four months ago. Julia is currently a Vice President at Goldman Sachs, within the Strategic and Technology Initiatives group. At the New Directions: Next Steps in Your Career, a conference about on-ramping sponsored by Goldman Sachs, [...]

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June 28th, 2008, 3:29 pm

2008 MBA Women’s Conference

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Join the Forté Foundation for the one women’s conference that brings together everything you need to conquer your world and packs it into one exhilarating weekend. Marshalling an international network of progressive companies, world-class business schools, and phenomenal women leaders, Forté’s MBA Women’s Conference brings you an unrivaled agenda of speakers and sessions that compel [...]

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June 27th, 2008, 9:37 am

Movers and Shakers: West Coast Round-Up

By: Heather Cassell Women are on the move in May and June into the executive suites of top industries. Biotech Pamela Cohen was hired as senior vice president and chief medical officer of Kosan Biosciences Inc. She was formerly the global oncology therapeutic head for GE Healthcare Medical Diagnostics. Jane Moffitt became vice president of [...]

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June 26th, 2008, 11:15 pm

9th Annual Women in Business National Conference

by zoe

In June 2008, WBENC will hold its 9th annual Women in Business national conference and business fair in Atlanta, GA. More than 2,500 attendees and 400 exhibitors are expected to attend the event. The national conference and business fair is the largest event of its kind in the nation for women’s business enterprises (WBEs). During [...]

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June 26th, 2008, 4:49 pm

Legal and Global Compliance Networking Event

by zoe

On June 26, 2008, the Legal Department and Global Compliance Division will host an event in partnership with their diversity affinity networks. The primary objective of the event, “Legal and Compliance Professionals: Developing Our Careers”, is to generate interest in legal and compliance at Goldman Sachs. The event will include a brief overview of the [...]

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June 26th, 2008, 1:31 pm

From hedge funds to running a charity – an interview with Diana Barran

By: Jane Lucken Ever wondered if you should use your corporate-honed skills for the benefit of the wider community? Diana Barran moved from a successful career in fund management to found and run CAADA (Co-ordinated Action Against Domestic Abuse ), a charity that has improved the safety of over 40,000 victims of domestic violence. The [...]

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June 26th, 2008, 6:11 am

Becoming The Boss?

by Erin Abrams

This Sunday, I opened up my New York Times, and was excited when I spied the headline “Becoming the Boss,” which appeared to be an article about women entrepreneurs starting their own businesses. The article opened by reporting that, in New York City, more than a half million businesses are owned by women, and these [...]

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June 25th, 2008, 11:53 pm

6th Annual Hedge Fund Industry Awards

by zoe

Alternative Investment News’ 6th Annual Hedge Fund Industry Awards recognizes the hedge funds, fund of funds, endowments, foundations, and corporate and public pension funds that have stood out for their notable accomplishments in alternatives investing during the past year. This year’s nominees will be honored and winners will be announced and awarded ‘oscar-style’ at the [...]

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