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Join Aliza Dominey and NextGen D.C. for a Webinar: Trading, Technology, Policy and Markets

What lies ahead for trading and technology in the equity markets? Which skills are keys to success in public policy development, securities regulation and advocacy in the financial services industry?

Gain insights as Hope Jarkowski, Head of Equities at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), reviews the state of tech and reflects on her experiences in the markets and in government. Jarkowski will also offer advice for the next generation of women finance professionals.

This hybrid virtual/in-person event will celebrate the launch of 100 Women in Finance NextGen Washington, D.C., a peer network of 100WF members in the first decade of their finance careers.

The virtual event is open to all 100WF members globally, who are welcome to invite an industry friend or colleague who would be interested in NextGen programming.

Following the program, local attendees are invited to speak with Jarkowski and extend their networks at an outdoor rooftop event. Meet members of the 100WF NextGen D.C. Committee and hear their vision for the group’s future, including how you and other interested volunteers can join the committee.

Please RSVP (required) promptly as space is limited and email any questions to

When: Wednesday , July 14, 2021 at 4:00 PM ET


Amanda Pullinger, Chief Executive Officer, 100 Women in Finance
Hope Jarkowski, Head of Equities, New York Stock Exchange
Aliza S. DomineyModerator, Attorney, Stradley Ronon
Melissa Tuarez HerrModerator, Attorney, K&L Gates LLP

Register for the In-person event here

Register for the Virtual event here

Join Sara Crovitz and Women in ETFs Philadelphia for a virtual panel discussing the rise of ESG investing

Please join Women in ETFs Philadelphia at 12:30 p.m. ET on June 16, 2021 for an exciting, topical discussion about the ESG investing landscape: current trends, future outlook and innovations across the financial services industry. Topics discussed will include:

  • The rise of ETF products around ESG
  • Potential changes to the regulatory framework
  • Different approaches to ESG: exclusions, best in class, active engagement with the various companies

When: Wednesday , June 16, 2021 at 12:30 PM ET


Sara P. Crovitz, Partner at Stradley Ronon

Mona Naqvi, Global Head of ESG Capital Markets Strategy at S&P Global Sustainable1

Ethan Powell, CEO and Founder of Impact Shares


Doug Grim, CFA, Senior Investment Strategist at Vanguard Investment Strategy Group


Nicole M. Kalajian to serve as panelist FIA’s Law & Compliance Conference discussing ESG considerations relating to commodity pool operators (CPOs) and commodity trading advisors (CTAs)

This panel will present a critical discussion of recent legal and regulatory developments relevant to asset managers and pool operators in the derivatives space. Topics will include recently finalized SEC rule 18f-4, new CFTC and NFA requirements for pool operators, the impact of uncleared swap margin rules, IBOR replacement, position limits and JAC/CFTC actions on margining of multiple accounts of the same beneficial owner on asset management, and potential issues raised by new and emerging asset classes such as digital assets and ESG products.


Robert Klein, Managing Director and Counsel, Citigroup Global Markets


Nicole Kalajian, Counsel, Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young

Matthew Klein, Senior Counsel, The Vanguard Group

Dorothy Mehta, Partner, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft

Raymond Ramierez, Partner, Eversheds Sutherland