In this webinar by Crystal Washington, Technology Marketing Strategist & Futurist, you will explain how to leverage technology to strengthen connections with your clients and colleagues without losing your personal touch.
SFA is excited to announce our 2020 Women in Securitization (“WiS”) Cabinet and WiS Sub-Committee Co-Chairs. The WiS Cabinet is responsible for setting the strategic goals of the WiS initiative and overseeing the WiS Sub-Committees.
Leslie Sack, SFA’s Head of Government Relations, had an exclusive conversation with Congresswoman Madeleine Dean (D, PA-4) on the current state of ongoing Phase 4 legislative relief negotiations and the concerns of individuals and businesses as a res
Women in Securitization was created to support the retention and advancement of women in the structured finance industry. This initiative is led by a Steering Committee of accomplished industry women who work with our staff to develop programming that champions education and professional development. Since inception, over 3,000 men and women have joined us for networking events, roundtable discussions and industry panels. Get involved today!
WiS Membership is complimentary and open to all involved in structured finance, regardless of level, role, gender, or SFA membership status. Join the conversation and sign up for WiS membership today to enjoy:
- Early access to event programming
- Opportunity to join our WiS LinkedIn Group
- Eligibility to serve on the WiS Cabinet or one of the WiS Steering Committee
Email [email protected] to learn more.
Upcoming WiS Events
SFA is excited to announce our 2020 Women in Securitization (“WiS”) Cabinet and WiS Sub-Committee Co-Chairs.
As a woman in her late 60s, I'm not sure I want to go back to my twenties or even my teens. Battles with sexism and ageism in the workplace aside, I rather enjoy the peace and happiness that comes with age.
This year, Latina Equal Pay Day falls on Oct. 29, marking how far into the new year Latinas have to work to earn the same pay white, non-Hispanic men earned the previous year. When translated into a dollar amount, Latinas today earn, on average, just $0.55 for every dollar earned by White men, leaving them with a pay gap that surpasses that of women in all other racial groups.
In the last month, figures released by two private studies and by the U.S. Labor Department paint a troubling picture: women are leaving the workforce in record numbers since the pandemic started.
The coronavirus pandemic is wreaking havoc on households, and women are bearing the brunt of it. Not only have they lost the most jobs from the beginning of the pandemic, but they are exhausted from the demands of child care and housework — and many are now seeing no path ahead but to quit working.
A new article by NPR reports that Latinas are dropping out of the workforce at alarming rates.
Among traditional brick-and-mortar companies, the percentage of female CEOs is low, despite corporate and societal efforts to progress towards gender parity, harassment-free workplaces, and pay and promotion equality.
Jane Fraser’s promotion as the incoming CEO of Citigroup will make her the first woman to head a major Wall Street bank. Fraser’s rise is the result of a multiyear effort at Citi, the $74 billion financial-services giant, to increase diversity throughout the organization. Citi’s three-pronged approach focuses on recruitment, development and retention, and pays particular attention to promotion paths.
COVID-19 Could Rapidly Expand Family-Leave Policies; It Could Also Deal A Serious Blow To Women In The Workforce
S&P Global, in partnership with AARP, examined Corporate America’s family leave policies to understand the relationship between family-friendly benefits and female representation in the workforce and senior management.
The Benefits of SFA’s WiS Initiative
Structured Finance COO Covell Adams talks about the importance of the WiS initiative to our industry, and the key role senior leaders can play in the engagement of women in the industry.
The WiS Cabinet is responsible for setting the strategic goals of the WiS initiative and overseeing the WiS Sub-Committees, which are focused on key cornerstones of the initiative.
*Not Pictured: Cara Newman, Redwood Trust
Community Outreach Committee Co-Chairs
Theresa Dooley, Bank of America
Angela Best, MetLife
Reed Auerbach, Morgan Lewis
Content & Digital Presence Committee Co-Chairs
Stephanie Mah, DBRS Morningstar
Leo Efstathiou, Finsight
Tricia San Cristobal, T-REX
Membership & Sponsorship Engagement Committee Co-Chairs
Amy Sze, J.P. Morgan
Cara Newman, Redwood Trust
Barrett Burns, VantageScore
Networking & Engagement Committee Co-Chairs
Tara Castillo, Alston & Bird LLP
Doug Murray, Fitch Ratings
Chris Pink, Wells Fargo
Next Generation Committee Co-Chairs
Gregg Silver, 1st Financial Bank USA
Sheli Fitzgerald, GM Financial
Angela Ullum, Mayer Brown LLP
WiS Spotlight On...
Vice President, Federal Policy & External Affairs, Rock Central | Quicken Loans
In SFA’s inaugural WiS spotlight, we feature Chrissi Johnson of Rock Central | Quicken Loans. Chrissi shares her views on how women can leverage their unique strengths to achieve their career aspirations, and the importance of celebrating women’s achievements within the industry.
The support of our sponsors allows us to continue to bring the best programming and resources to our WiS members. WiS sponsorship opportunities provide several tiers for corporate institutions and individuals to determine how they can best support and sponsor this important initiative.
Corporate sponsorship packages
Corporate sponsorship is renewable annually and provides a range of benefits at each level.
Individual supporter packages
WiS also provides the opportunity for individuals to support this important initiative, while receiving recognition and special benefits for their financial contribution. Supporter status is renewable annually.
To learn more about WiS and the opportunities to support this initiative, please email [email protected].