Archive for April 2009

April 30th, 2009, 10:20 pm

2009 Women of Vision Awards

by zoe

The Women of Vision Awards Banquet, hosted by the Anita Borg Institute Board of Trustees, honors women making significant contributions to technology. One winner is selected in each category: Innovation, Leadership, and Social Impact. Register here. The Women of Vision Awards Banquet, hosted by the Anita Borg Institute Board of Trustees, honors women making significant [...]

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April 30th, 2009, 5:30 pm

WIIT: Outlook for US-Africa Trade Relations

by Pamela Weinsaft

The Africa/Middle East Committee of Women In International Trade (WIIT) cordially invites you to a reception on the “Outlook for US-Africa Trade Relations Under the Obama Administration” featuring Florizelle Liser, Assistant United States Representative for Africa Deadline for registration is April 23, 2009. Register here

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April 30th, 2009, 1:00 pm

A Good Reason to be Cheerful: Opportunity Now Awards 2009

by Jane Carruthers (London) After all the recent economic doom and gloom, a rare glow of positive light shone over a gathering of some 500 business and public sector leaders in the City of London on 29th April 2009: The Opportunity Now Awards, sponsored by Santander, celebrated those UK employers addressing inequality as a business [...]

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April 30th, 2009, 6:00 am

Does Wall Street Prefer Women CFOs?

by Liz O’Donnell (Boston) Does Wall Street prefer female CFOs to male CFOs? While it’s unlikely the financial world will make that claim any time soon, new research out of Boston College indicates the street responds more favorably to financial moves made by companies where the CFO is a woman. David Kisgen, an assistant professor [...]

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April 29th, 2009, 10:42 pm

Association for Finance Professionals: Payments Forum

by Pamela Weinsaft

Controlling costs and ensuring long-term return on payments investments are more critical than ever. Attend the 2009 AFP Payments Forum and discover proven solutions to achieving payments efficiencies that will yield benefits to your entire organization. Learn how to unlock savings by streamlining processes and tightening controls through e-payments: Hear proven success stories and gain [...]

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April 29th, 2009, 8:08 pm

The Opportunity Now Awards and Dinner 2009

by hannah

Demonstrate your commitment to gender equality, diversity and inclusion. Join over 500 other business and public sector leaders at one of the most prestigious diversity events of the year. The Opportunity Now Awards and Dinner 2009 are generously sponsored by Santander Celebrate, Entertain, Network As well as recognising the commitment and progress which has been [...]

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April 29th, 2009, 6:30 pm

100 Women in Hedge Funds: Dinner Gathering during Milken Global Conference

by Pamela Weinsaft

The Los Angeles members of 100WHF have organized a dinner to come together after the Milken Global Conference, held here in Beverly Hills. After hearing 500 CEOs from the world’s top-tier companies, senior elected and appointed foreign and U.S. government officials, high-level executives in the American and foreign capital markets, global academic experts and leaders [...]

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April 29th, 2009, 1:00 pm

The Women’s Recession

by Sima Matthes (New York City) A recent article in the Financial Times stated that men held 80% of jobs lost in this recession. This would seem to indiate that, across the board, men seem to be suffering the most from the current economic crisis. But contrast this to the findings set forth in a [...]

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April 29th, 2009, 11:27 am

2nd Annual Women in Project Management Conference

by Pamela Weinsaft

Where women gather to seek the best of themselves and every woman experiences herself as the leader she was meant to be! Speakers include: Genevieve Bos – Keynote Speaker Secrets and Insights from America’s Most Successful Women in Business Patricia Shafer Powerful & Connected: An Interactive Workshop for Women Transforming Their Work Environment Sandra Yancey [...]

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April 29th, 2009, 8:30 am

Women in IP Breakfast Series – Recent Developments in Patent Law

by Pamela Weinsaft

Registration: NYC Bar Member Price : $15.00 Register Non City Bar Member Price : $25.00 RegisterThis is the second breakfast of a four-part series on Women in Intellectual Property. This program will feature leading law-firm and in-house patent law practitioners who will discuss their experiences as attorneys involved in patent litigation, prosecution and counseling, with [...]

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