SWE-Boston & EMC’s WLF presents: The Top Ten Financial Challenges Facing Women Today
Thursday February 16, 2012 6:00 – 8:30 PM
Join us for an informative presentation about the top financial challenges facing women today, ranging from family to career and life changes. Everyone will learn something here! We are pleased to welcome SWE-Boston member Lisa Svensson, CFA from Merrill Lynch, who brings a unique perspective to this topic with her background in engineering and a largely technical client base. This event is graciously being hosted by EMC’s Women’s Leadership Forum (WLF).
When: Thursday, February 26, 2012
Time: 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
176 South Street (Patriots Conference Room)
Hopkinton, MA 01748
6:00 – 6:30pm Registration/Networking
6:30 – 7:00 pm Dinner
7:00 – 8:30 pm Program
$9.99 SWE member
Free for EMC Employees
RSVP: by February 9. Any questions may be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Our Speaker:
Lisa Svensson, CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst)®, works with families and businesses to develop plans to help meet their life financial goals, and to preserve and protect their assets in turbulent environments.
Following a sixteen year career as an analyst and portfolio manager, Lisa joined Merrill Lynch in 2008. Her goal was to put her experience managing a multi-billion dollar, globally diversified equity fund to work for individuals and businesses. A petroleum engineer by training, she worked as an analyst and portfolio manager for a number of well-known mutual fund firms in New York and Boston, including Alliance Capital, Lord Abbett, Smith Barney and Putnam Investments. Over the course of her career, Lisa has analyzed the stocks of energy companies, wireless telecoms, transportation stocks, gold stocks, utilities and retailers.
Lisa graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Science degree in petroleum engineering. She received her MBA from Cornell University's Johnson School. Lisa holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation, and is a member of Boston Women in Finance, the Boston Securities Analyst Society, the CFA® Institute, and the Newton Needham Chamber of Commerce. She lives in Newton with her husband and three boys.
About our Sponsor:
EMC builds information infrastructures and virtual infrastructures to help people and businesses around world unleash the power of their digital information. EMC ranks 152 in the Fortune 500 based on total consolidated revenue of $17 billion in 2010, the largest revenue year in EMC's 30+ year history. EMC works with organizations around the world, in every industry, in the public and private sectors, and of every size, from startups to the Fortune Global 500. We employ approximately 48,500 people worldwide. We are represented by approximately 400 sales offices and scores of partners in more than 80 countries around the world. More information is available at www.emc.com.