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100 Women in Hedge Funds association rebrands as 100 Women in Finance on 15th anniversary

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Matthias Knab, Opalesque:

On the occasion of the 15th anniversary of industry body 100 Women in Hedge Funds, the group announced a name change and rebrand to 100 Women in Finance.

"This new name celebrates the diversity of our global membership and signifies how far we have come together. In addition to the new name, we are introducing a refreshed brand identity, including a new logo and re-design of our website, now accessible at 100women.org", said Sonia Gardner, Chair of the Global Association Board of Directors, and Amanda Pullinger, CEO, in a statement.

The group’s membership has evolved over the years from a small number of women in the hedge fund industry to a global network of more than 15,000 professionals from across the finance and alternative investment industries. Following a member survey and discussions with the Board, it was decided to become 100 Women in Finance - a name that honors the rich legacy of "100 Women," while opening the door for the next chapter in the association’s growth.

"As we make these exciting changes, our mission remains unchanged. We seek to empower women at every stage of their career in the finance industry through peer engagement, philanthropic, and educational initiatives," the statement said.

Today 4:00 PM ET the Board of Directors will ring the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange. This will be followed tomorrow by further celebratory events at Stock Exchanges in Hong Kong and Singapore (representing Asia),......................

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