Smart Woman Securities (SWS) is a 501-c-3, not for profit organization whose mission is to educate undergraduate women on finance and investments. Through educational seminars, mentoring initiatives and exposure to successful professionals and businesses, SWS provides the guidance and resources upon which women can build greater knowledge of the financial industry.


We believe that SWS can succeed in creating a new generation of women with greater investment knowledge and financial influence.  SWS is dedicated to educating its members in the classroom as well as providing interactive experiences that allow our members to engage with successful professionals in the financial industry.


SWS National provides the structure, guidance, resources and sets the policies of the organization. The responsibilities of daily operations are delegated to the individual chapter Executive Board teams. All members are required to attend the 10 week seminar series and complete the Investment Project.





SWS currently operates with 21 chapters on the following college campuses:


Boston College, Brown University, Carnegie Mellon University, Columbia University, Cornell University, Dartmouth College, Duke University, Fordham University, Georgetown University, Gettysburg College, Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, New York University, Notre Dame University, Princeton University, University of California-Berkeley, University of Chicago, University of Pennsylvania, University of Virginia, College of William and Mary and Yale University







Warren Buffett and SWS members on 4/1/16 in Omaha



Accomplishing our mission through the generosity and support of so many with sincere gratitude to our:


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Empowering a new generation of investors!


SWS National Announcements:


Save the Date for The SWS National Conference on Saturday, September 24, 2016 in NYC!


An educational and fun day of panel discussions, workshops and networking.


We were honored to have Warren Buffett join us for an exclusive dinner during our tenth annual trip to Omaha on April 1,2016 with 20 of our members representing 14 of our chapters!


Thank you to all of the businesses and professionals in Omaha who made our visit spectacular! Special thanks toTDAmeritrade, the Gallup Organization and Oriental Trading Company for welcoming us into your headquarters and meeting with your Executives for in depth discussions.


Our members representing 7 different chapters enjoyed the Corporate Trek in NYC on April 11th to Point72 Asset Management where we enjoyed an educational workshop, networked, participated in panel discussions including former SWS CEO of MIT'13, Rachel Bowman and heard from Doug Haynes, the President of Point72.


We continued our Trek with a visit to BNY Mellon and heard from the Co-Chairs of the Women's Initiative Network(WIN), Regina Meredith-Carpeni, COO of the Markets Group and Jean Wynn, CAO to the President of BNY Mellon. We toured the trading floor and discussed career advice with their brightest young associates including former SWS CEO of Fordham'15, Emily Harman.




Interested in establishing a chapter at your school?

To learn more about the process click here and then sign up for a Prospective Chapter informational call











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