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Hong Kong – 7 November 2023 – 100 Women in Finance (100WF), a global, non-profit organization that serves professionals in the finance and alternative investment industries, announced that it successfully raised nearly HKD 3.8 million in gross proceeds in support of...
BlackRock’s Rachel Lord Honored with 100WF APAC Industry Leadership Award: Recognizing Excellence in Finance...
Rachel Lord, Senior Managing Director at BlackRock Hong Kong – 11 October 2023 – 100 Women in Finance (100WF), a global finance industry organization, announced today that Rachel Lord, Senior Managing Director at BlackRock, will receive its 2023 APAC Industry...
On September 16, more than 50 volunteers from 100 Women in Finance and J.P. Morgan worked with 48 students, all women aged 18-25, at the 100WF University Investment Hackathon held at one of J.P. Morgan’s offices in Hong Kong. The students were challenged to research...
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Early Career Committee
Our Early Career Groups focus on 100WF members who are currently working in the broader financial services industry and have up to ten years of professional experience. The groups led by committee members provide an educational and social forum at which women can build lasting, synergistic relationships.
Regional JumpStart Location
The 100 Women in Finance JumpStart program has been running regional events in Hong Kong since 2021. The hybrid format half-day event has attracted more than 230 students over the years and a rising trend is observed. Panels with seasoned speakers from different areas contribute to each event covering three to four trending topics of the year. The events conclude with Speed Mentorship sessions which enable participants to gain tips and insights from the mentors directly.
- There were similar numbers of university participants from across each study year.
- On average, participants reported that their knowledge of opportunities in the finance industry nearly doubled after attending JumpStart.
- The Speed Mentorship sessions were overwhelmingly well received with approximately 75% of the students voted as the most valuable session. They also valued sharing sessions in which they found the speakers’ personal stories very inspiring.