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100 Women in Finance Offers Free Membership to 2020 University Graduates

June 01, 2020

New York – 1 June 2020 – 100 Women in Finance (“100WF”), a global, practitioner-driven non-profit organization that serves more than 15,000 professionals in the finance and alternative investment industries, announces that it will extend a free one-year membership to any 2020 university graduate earning a bachelor’s degree or equivalent.

100WF CEO Amanda Pullinger said, “With this offer, we are demonstrating our commitment to our mission – to support women at each career stage. This has been a particularly tough year for recent graduates who were not able to participate in their graduation ceremonies, and now face a challenging job market. We want help them take their first steps into a career in the finance industry.”

This offer is made possible by the generous support of 100WF’s Global Angels, members of the organization who philanthropically support its mission, including its Investing in the Next Generation Initiative.

2020 graduates who become 100WF members via this special offer will enjoy all the features of 100WF’s Global Standard membership level including invitations to attend 100WF’s global education programs, access to recorded content for on-demand viewing, access to its NextGen Group – a global peer network and programming platform for those in early-stage finance industry careers, invitations to special events hosted by external organizations, access to the 100WF JobBoard, entitlement to 100WF’s Membership Benefits (such as discounts on industry education certificate programs, resources and conferences), and the opportunity to engage in 100WF’s global Impact initiatives.

Chaitali Patel, 100WF’s Global Director of Pre-Career Initiatives, added, “We hope this offer shows 2020 graduates – especially women – that the finance industry is home to a vibrant community of people who welcome their arrival and are eager to help them on-board into a meaningful career path with great potential to create social value.”

This membership offer is valid on registrations between June 1 and June 30, 2020; the membership will be valid from July 1, 2020 until June 30, 2021. Women and men are invited to participate in this offer.

Additional details and an enrollment form can be found here.

Inquiries about further sponsorship of this offer, or other 100WF membership and/or programing opportunities, are welcome here.

100WF’s Investing in the Next Generation Initiative reaches, inspires, and supports pre-career women of all backgrounds, to become the finance industry’s leadership pipeline. This initiative is an important strategic element in the organization’s 30×40 Vision, in which women will perform 30% of the finance industry’s investment and executive team roles by year 2040.

 

About 100 Women in Finance

100 Women in Finance’s more than 15,000 members strengthen the global finance industry by empowering women to achieve their professional potential at each career stage. Its members inspire, equip and advocate for a new generation of industry leadership, in which women and men serve as investment professionals and executives, equal in achievement and impact. Through Education, Peer Engagement and Impact, the organization furthers the progress of women who have chosen finance as a career and enables their positive influence over pre-career young women.

 

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