We strive to accelerate the success and leadership of women in the financial community across all industries.
The FWA was founded in 1956 by 8 enterprising women on Wall Street. Now, nearly 60 years later, the FWA is more than 800 members strong, and open to women and men. It partners with companies to share best practices that develop inclusive cultures and advance diverse leadership in management and on boards. To help fill the pipeline of future leaders, the FWA offers mentoring and scholarships which have reached more than 5,000 young professionals and students.
Our mission is advanced through six major initiatives: