From Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia:
Global practitioner-driven non-profit organization 100 Women in Hedge Funds, with more than 10,000 members comprising alternative investment management investors and professionals, has partnered with the Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society and Stanford Social Innovation Review to co-host the 100WHF-Stanford PACS Conference on March 23 this year to be held at the Boston Harbor Hotel in Boston, Massachusetts.
What is unique with this conference is that the organizers of the event have pledged to donate all proceeds to philanthropy and to focus on a double bottom line.
"Our goal is to create a platform to inspire and unite hedge funds, foundations, and allocators to innovate both absolute and social returns. Proceeds will support 100WHF’s 2011 beneficiary, the William J. Clinton Foundation's U.S. Childhood Obesity Prevention program, the Alliance for a Healthier Generation," the organizers said in its brochure.
The event is also in culmination of the celebration of 100 Women in Hedge Funds’ ten-year anniversary, "the world’s premier financial institutions, hedge funds, and academic institutions have united together to create a powerful platform of innovation and learning, that also resonates the ethos of philanthropy; all net proceeds from the......................
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