FAQ

For Members

Q: I am a member and want to change my contact information. How can I do this?

A: You can do this with ease after you log into your FWA account. It be found under the tab “Edit My Profile Bio.” Select “Manage Profile” from the My Profile box on the left-hand side of the page and then select “Edit Bio” under the Information & Settings heading.

Q. I’m a member and do not know my password. What should I do?

A. Click here and the system will contact you in regards to resetting your password automatically.

Q. I work on a committee and want to change something/add something to my Web page. How does this work?

A. Email the changes/additions to Lisa Buddenhagen at lbuddenhagen@fwa.org.

Q; How do I schedule a conference call through the office?

A: It is no longer required that conference calls be scheduled through the FWA. Instead, visit freeconferencecall.com by clicking here.

Q: How do I add a photo to my profile?

A: When you log into your account, select the “Profile Home” link from the “My Profile” navigation box on the left side of the webpage. Your profile home displays your name at the top and a headshot icon next to your “Professional Information” heading. Mouse over the icon for a small “popup window” as illustrated below:

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Click on the popup window for the page to upload your photo:

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Follow the simple instructions to browse for your image file and then click “Submit” to upload your photo. That’s it!

Q: How do I add a resumé/CV to my profile?

A: When you log into your account, select the “Manage Profile” link from the “My Profile” navigation box on the left side of the webpage. Your Manage Profile page displays different categories of information. Scroll to the bottom of the page to the Networking and Careers section as illustrated below:

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Click on the Resumé/CV link to advance to the next page:

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On this page, select to edit your Resumé/CV, Upload your Resumé (Manage Attachment) or view your profile. When you select “Manage Attachment” the following page is displayed where you can then upload your Resumé/CV.

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Similar to adding your photo, follow the simple instructions to browse for your Resumé/CV and then click “Submit” to upload your file. Also, as instructed, paste your Resumé content into the appropriate fields so that your Resumé/CV becomes searchable by other Members.

Q: I’m already a Member of the FWA. How do I join a committee?

A: Fill out the committee contact form found when clicking here and the appropriate co-chairs will reach out to you as soon as possible.

Q: I’m already a Member of the FWA but how do I become a mentor?

A: Please visit the Education Division page for details about our various mentoring programs and committee contacts.

Q. I stopped receiving e-mail from the FWA. How do I get back on the mailing list?

A. For many different reasons, your address might have been bounced by our e-mail service which would prevent the future delivery of e-mail being sent to your specified address. Send a request to fwacom@fwa.org, and we will be happy to reset your account.

Q: How long of a duration do my membership dues cover?

A: Membership dues now cover a full 12 months from either the time of receipt of payment or acceptance, whichever is later.

Q: How do I search for other members?

First, sign in. Then under “Member Services” you will see “Member Search.” Our new search facility is more powerful and will provide more results with a few search terms. Please remember; less is more for this process since now the entire member database is searching to return your results. Just a few letters of a members name is all you need to find the member you are seeking.

For potential members

Q. How do I get membership information?

A: Please click here for more information.

Q. What is the FWA’s address/contact information?

A.    FWA of New York, Inc.

25 East 21st Street, Floor 6
New York, NY 10010
Phone: 212.533.2141
fwaoffice@fwa.org

For employers

Q. How do I post a job listing in Career Connections?

A. Job postings are free of charge to members and are competitively priced for recruiters. The FWA has a robust career center that lists jobs available exclusively for our members for two weeks and then is available to the general public.

Job opportunities that are typically posted are within industries including marketing, finance, risk, audit, accounting, trading and investments,  technology, legal, project management, operations, general management (includes head of non-profit), as well as C-suite positions such as CFO and COO.

Visit the FWA Career Center at: fwa.careerwebsite.com

For donations

Q: I’m a corporate sponsor. How do I learn more about becoming involved with President’s Circle?

A: For more information, contact Lisa Buddenhagen,  at (212) 533-2141 x305 or lbuddenhagen@fwa.org.

Q: How do I make a donation?

A: To make an individual donation, please click here.

Stock or Securities

For instructions to transfer securities, please contact Lisa Buddenhagen, at 212-533-2141  x305 or lbuddenhagen@fwa.org.

Matching Gifts

Also, many companies match employee donations. Please check with your personnel department to see whether your firm has a corporate gift matching policy that will enable your gift to go further. Once you do, contact contact Lisa Buddenhagen, at 212-533-2141  x305 or lbuddenhagen@fwa.org.

For events

Q: I registered for an event but can no longer attend. What is your cancellation policy?

A: You can be refunded the cost of attendance for an event up to three days before a scheduled event, unless otherwise noted. The FWA does not allow refunds to be processed the day of a scheduled event.  Click here to view our event disclosure statement.

For students

Q: How do I get a scholarship?

A: The FWA doesn’t award scholarships directly to undergraduates. Instead, scholars are selected by the schools according to the FWA criterion of academic achievement and demonstrated leadership predictive of continued involvement in the FWA and our mentoring programs.



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