SIX Swiss Exchange hosted the celebration of 100 Women in Hedge Funds and the announcement of its new appearance
as 100 Women in Finance.
With a bell ringing to close trading on SIX Swiss Exchange the non-profit organization 100 Women in Hedge
Funds celebrated its 15th anniversary on 15 December 2016. Close to 40 women attended the event which
focused on the topic of gender diversity and its growing importance for companies in Switzerland.
Werner Bürki, member of the management committee of SIX Swiss Exchange, presented insights on how SIX lives
and fosters gender diversity. This was followed by a presentation by Anna Samanta, managing partner for talent
and a member of the Swiss executive team at Deloitte, outlining differences in regards to gender parity globally
and how Deloitte proactively tackles gender diversity
Launching a new name
Since its formation in 2001, the non-profit organization 100 Women in Hedge Funds has evolved from a small network
of finance professionals into an organization with 15'000 members under the new name of
100 Women in Finance. The organization offers programs across 21
locations worldwide and aims at supporting its members in terms of education, professional leverage and philanthropy.
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