Linnovate Partners announced its support to the Women in Fund Finance, building on the firm’s long-standing commitment to improving gender equality within the organization and in society as a whole.
Women in Fund Finance is focused on the increased engagement, recognition and promotion of women leaders within the alternative investment funds industry. Founded and supported by the industry association, the Fund Finance Association, their goal is to help women succeed through global connections, education and professional advocacy. Through networking and special events, Women in Fund Finance provides women in private equity, commercial real estate and infrastructure the opportunity to share accomplishments, experiences and advice.
Commenting on the sponsorship, Vivian Wong, Managing Director at Linnovate Partners said “Linnovate Partners recognizes the importance and need to increase female participation across financial services. I’m thrilled that we are able to contribute our expertise to the development of Women in Fund Finance. We share the same goal and vision to expand and enhance opportunities for women across financial services, enabling better collective outcomes for clients and for the society.”
Women in Fund Finance’s Co-founder and Global Co-Chair, Deedee Sklar commented, “We are thrilled to receive the news that Linnovate Partners is now our newest Women in Fund Finance sponsor, and we welcome them to our growing global community. We are all so appreciative, and for Nick Mitra and me as Global Co-Heads, along with our Jurisdiction Co-Heads and Committees; having Linnovate Partners to support our mission is very special. We thank Linnovate Partners for the support and look forward to working with the team this year and in the future!”
Women in Fund Finance was created in 2017 by the alternative industry association, the Fund Finance Association, to support diversity, equity and inclusion of women in banking, law, and private equity, credit, real estate and energy/infrastructure in and related to the fund finance community. Led by three committees of senior women executives, Women in Fund Finance (WFF) is focused on the increased engagement, recognition and promotion of women leaders within the fund finance industry globally.