Women in Finance

Women in Finance

We continue to monitor the current situation and recommendations from both the CDC and the Georgia Department of Public Health regarding novel coronavirus (COVID-19).  Following the CDC’s recommendation, we have decided to postpone the Women in Finance Reception.  As information about COVID-19 changes on a daily basis, we will provide updates about rescheduling this event as soon as possible.

If you have any questions, please contact Shandy Arwood at sarwood@atlantawomen.org.

Event Chairs

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K. Michele Sims

Angelique DeLeva

Sponsorship and Host Committee opportunities are now available. Click on the button below to become a sponsor or Host Committee member. Individual tickets will go on sale on April 1.

Featured Speaker

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Rachel Wilson

Managing Director
Head of Wealth Management Cybersecurity
Morgan Stanley

Rachel Wilson is a Managing Director and Head of Cybersecurity for Morgan Stanley Wealth Management. She is responsible for protecting the cybersecurity of Wealth Management, Investment Management and Prime Brokerage systems and the integrity and confidentiality of Firm and client data. Additionally, Rachel advises the leadership of Wealth Management, Investment Management and Prime Brokerage on cybersecurity issues, including secure code development standards, secure network architecture, vendor relationships, advanced persistent threat (APT) detection and mobile security. She also leads field and client education and communication on cyber risk, threats and mitigations. She and her team drive innovation for new cybersecurity and authentication technology.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Presenting Sponsor

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Hosted By


Prosperity Sponsors


Affiliate Sponsors

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Leadership Circle

Katie Goodman

Drew Putt

Host Committee

Bobbi Acord Noland*
Kathleen Currey*
Susan Dimmick
Debra Glidden
Carley Goff*
Nancy Halwig*
Mary Khodaparast*
Elizabeth Layne*
Fran Levine
Anne Markette*

Dawnita McCain*
Julie McCracken
Susan Miller*
Jennifer Neill*
Barbie Palmer*
Joyce Reto*
Becky Schmitt*
Holly Sims
Courtney Stough*

*Planning Committee

As of 2/14/20


Women in Finance for Sustainability is the Atlanta financial and investment community’s annual fundraiser to support the work of The Atlanta Women’s Foundation. The event attracts a community of everyday philanthropists who are committed to investing in the power and potential of women and girls. The funds raised will support AWF’s mission to lead women and girls from poverty to prosperity.

For questions or information on sponsorship opportunities, please contact Shandy Arwood at sarwood@atlantawomen.org.