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100 Women in Hedge Funds announces 2012 executive committee transition and new board appointments

Tuesday, December 06, 2011
100 Women in Hedge Funds has elected its new Global Association and London Executive Committees, as well as new Board members. Mimi Drake, President of Permit Capital Advisors, will serve as the chair and Sandra Urie, Chairman and CEO of Cambridge Associates, will serve as vice chair.

The London Board, will be comprised of Kristen Eshak Weldon, Managing Director of The Blackstone Group International, as its new Chair, and Kathryn Graham, Director at BT Pension Scheme Management, as London Vice Chair. Additionally, two new members will be appointed to the Global Association Board: Kristen Eshak Weldon, as the formal representative of the London Board, and Diane Schrader, Founder and CEO of Lionfish Capital, and current Chair of 100WHFs Northern California location.

100 Women in Hedge Funds has over 10,000 members in 14 locations, with more than 60 education events being hosted around the world. The organization focuses on philanthropic fundraising. They have raised over $3.5m for philanthropic efforts so far. A recent gala held in Geneva raised CHF 380,000 alone. The organization was also recently recognized by the city of New York for its contributions and 10 year anniversary.

On assuming the role of Chair, Mimi Drake commented, "I have been inspired by the decade of leadership that I have observed amongst my peers. I look forward to working with the Board and our affiliates around the world to position the organization for our next ten years and beyond."

Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York

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