Empower women working in the finance industry. Support us today!

To build a stronger pipeline of young women entering our field, our Investing in the Next Generation Initiative works to encourage young women to look more favorably at a career in finance and investments; create educational opportunities and access points to support young women who want to join the industry; and facilitate an ongoing peer network for young women in the industry.

To implement programming, 100WF has partnered with four nonprofit organizations in the US – Forté Foundation, CAIA Association, Girls Who Invest, and Smart Woman Securities – and CAIA Association in Hong Kong.

Read more:

Countess of Wessex Letter 2016 (PDF)

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Forté Foundation 2017 Forté Forums

Forté Forums are designed for standout women considering an MBA, including high-achievers looking to change careers, college students planning for the future, and professionals ready to take their careers to the next level.

Forté Forums are free and held in 12 cities to empower women with information about the value of an MBA. Benefits include making critical connections with representatives, alumnae, and students of top business schools in North America and Europe, forming an unmatched peer support network, and exclusive insights to the MBA admissions process. Successful businesswomen representing diverse industries and career stages will also share how their MBAs help them make a mark.

Register for free and view the list of participating schools here.



CAIA Association


Forté Foundation


Girls Who Invest


Smart Woman Securities