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Make Lasting Connections
 

As a member, you'll have access to a wide variety of networking opportunities. Past events have included: wine tastings, roundtable breakfast sessions, special guest dinner series & carefully selected conferences. Our current network of women consist of senior investment professionals, business development professionals, and experienced legal counsel from various companies in the United States. 

We invite you to participate in one of our next events where you're bound to make meaningful and lasting connections and advance your career! 

 
Upcoming Events
 

Negotiation seminar & dinner, chicago, il | October 16, 2019

Back by popular demand, K.M. Zouhary will present this short, interactive negotiation seminar with a select group of senior women in Private Debt.

Negotiations regularly present us with unforeseen moments. How do we develop muscle memory—like an athlete perfects a serve or a swing—to prepare to be unprepared? By exercising our improvisation muscles. K.M. will lead participants in improvisation exercises (with drinks in hand)!

Seminar will be followed by dinner. Space is limited. Please note that this is an invitation-only event.

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KAYO WOMEn's credit forum, Boston, MA | September 23, 2019

The second annual Kayo Women’s Private Credit Forum will unite women investors in credit for a day of networking, deal-making and education, breakout panels and keynotes covering everything from leveraged loans to project finance to distressed debt.

To learn more or to save your spot, please visit the Kayo website below.  

 
Past Events
 
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GOLF & LUNCH, LARCHMONT, NY | JULY 22, 2019

We were joined by the LPGA, Angel Island Capital, Eaton Partners/Stifel, Kellogg Finance Network, WIAD, and 100 Women in Finance for golf and lunch at Bonnie Briar Country Club with Lisa Cornwell of the Golf Channel.


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Private investor debt cfos & coos forum | june 11-12, 2019

The Forum is the premier venue for in-house financial and operational professionals to hear best practices and industry developments from a wide spectrum of private debt industry peers.

The day and a half program featured insights from senior financial, operational, tax, accounting and compliance officers at private debt funds managing BDCs, private credit, distressed investment, and senior lending strategies.

They discussed the complexities of managing the finance and operations of firms that invest across the capital structure including senior secured loans, subordinated debt, hybrid financing and more.


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LPGP CONNECT WOMEN IN PRIVATE DEBT, New york | may 1, 2019

The annual LPGP conference will take place in New York City, bringing together 100 LPs and GPs from the global private debt community to analyze the latest trends in the market, discover new investment opportunities and build meaningful business relationships for long-term growth.


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International women’s day dinner | march 7, 2019

This event featured a celebration of International Women's Day with a select group of senior women in Private Debt with special guest, K.M. Zouhary.


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LPGP CONNECT WOMEN IN PRIVATE DEBT, LONDON, UK | november 27, 2018

The annual LPGP conference will be held in London. This incredible conference will bring together 100 LPs and GPs from the global private debt community to analyze the latest trends in the market, discover new investment opportunities and build meaningful business relationships for long-term growth.

 

 
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SPECIAL WORKSHOP: “Is it Just Me?” Recognizing & Overcoming Unconscious Bias at Work with Michelle Friedman | November 2, 2018

In this interactive and experiential workshop, you will develop a greater understanding of what unconscious gender bias is, how women (and men) can be negatively impacted, and what we can do to build successful careers despite it. We will explore common workplace scenarios where gender bias appears and delve into a 4-step framework women can implement to react in the moment as well as proactively inoculate themselves against bias in the future.

 
 

private debt investor New York forum | September 2018

This event featured an off-the-record, women-led roundtable session, followed by a networking break, where delegates had the opportunity to debate the state of the market in a private and more informal setting. 

The roundtable featured a free-flowing discussion led by an expert moderator. Topics included:

  • Pros and cons for investors considering putting capital to work in private debt.

  • Decoding the asset class – common learning curves investors should be aware of.

  • Priorities for LPs: a discussion around returns, fees and transparency, manager selection, and more.

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PDI CFOs & COOs Forum | June 20-21, 2018

Invite-only networking breakfast co-hosted by supporting association Women in Alternative Credit Association and Private Debt Investor. A closed-door roundtable and networking breakfast led by some of the most influential women in private credit. These female industry veterans facilitated a wider discussion addressing issues, expertise and insight for women in private credit. 

 

 

LPGP Connect Women In Private Debt | MAY 2018

The annual LPGP conference was held in New York City.  This incredible conference brought together 100 LPs and GPs from the global private debt community to analyze the latest trends in the market, discover new investment opportunities and build meaningful business relationships for long-term growth.

To learn more for next year, please visit the LPGP website.

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CAbernet & credit | Boston, ma 2017

WIAD's first gathering for women in alternative debt to connect and make connections in a lively & informal setting.

This event was hosted at Brix Wine Shop, a female owned bespoke wine shop in the South End area of Boston, MA.

 

 

Wine with wiad | Boston, MA 2017

Building on the success of last year's inaugural event, WIAD returned to Brix Wine Shop for an evening of wine tastings & networking. 

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Questions?
 

If you have any questions about WIAD, our events,  or how to join, don't hesitate to get in touch with us! We're happy to help and can't wait to connect with you!

 
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