The Women’s Finance Association (WFA) is UConn’s first student-run organization that cultivates female leadership and unparalleled success in the financial industry. WFA is overseen by an Advisory Board which consists of professionals across diversified segments of finance. WFA’s programming incorporates an intensive educational curriculum, exclusive networking opportunities, and corporate presentations to equip high-achieving students with technical skills and resources. Members will have extensive opportunities to directly apply key concepts and skills through highly interactive events and experiential learning. The mission of WFA is to foster a comprehensive understanding of financial concepts and related segments to elevate the role of women in finance.
Chloe Son serves as WFA’s President. Chloe is a senior Finance major with a concentration in Valuation and Portfolio Management. Outside of WFA, Chloe is involved in Asian Business Society, Business Leaders of UConn, the Connecticut Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, and the Student Managed Fund. Upon graduation, Chloe will work at Morgan Stanley on the Leveraged Finance team.
Lauren Hipplewitz serves as WFA’s Chief Financial Officer. Lauren is a senior Political Science major with a minor in Business Fundamentals on a pre-law track. Outside of WFA, Lauren is involved in Business Leaders of UConn, NAACP, ALD National Honors Society, NBLSA, and the UConn Navigators. Lauren also works as a Procurement Clerk for the Department of Navy and plans to attend Law School upon graduation.