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Master the Art of Public Speaking with John Bowe

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What would it mean for your team to make meetings less boring, customer interactions more positive, and projects easier to run? In a relatable, enlightening, humorous, but practical talk, author and writer John Bowe describes how the Ancient Greeks and Romans invented, then taught, speech for over two millennia. His simple, modernized explanation of the…

Financial & Valuation Modeling Boot Camp

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CFA Society Washington, DC is pleased to offer, in partnership with Wall Street Prep, one of Wall Street Prep’s most popular courses to equip busy professionals and students with the financial skills they need on the job. During this intensive 3-day training, participants will learn financial and valuation modeling in Excel using a hands-on, case-study approach.…

Book Club – August 2021

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August's book club selection is An Economist Walks Into A Brothel (And Other Unexpected Places to Understand Risk) by Allison Schrager. The author equips readers with five principles for dealing with risk, principles used by some of the world’s most interesting risk takers, including a professional poker player, a paparazzo in Manhattan, horse breeders in Kentucky,…

Emerging Markets Investment Outlook 2021

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The emerging markets equity landscape has greatly underperformed developed markets over the last decade despite higher rates of GDP growth. Many forces are challenging the development of these countries that didn’t exist 10 years ago such as environmental & human rights concerns, commodity price deflation, COVID-19, tariffs, and more. What is driving the potential for…

WIN Happy Hour – Transmitting Stimulus Beyond Wall Street to Main Street

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Come connect and reconnect with fellow WIN members at this month's virtual happy hour where our featured speaker, Nancy Davis, will discuss how monetary policy could better support fiscal policy to speed up the recovery. She will also share her views on how to close the wealth gap and address other topics, such as inflation…

Economic Outlook: Real Estate

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There is no doubt that 2020 was a transformative year in the commercial real estate industry. The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated the pace of many changes that were already under way and has forced investors and tenants to completely rethink the way that space is used and the way that their businesses are run. Looking into…

Certificate in ESG Investing

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Are you interested in accelerating your career? With the Certificate in ESG Investing, you can master real-world investing skills, incorporating environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors in your skillset. The Certificate in ESG Investing offers you both practical application and technical knowledge in the fast-growing field of ESG Investing - an opportunity to both accelerate…

Annual Meeting & Summer Grilling Master Session

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Please join CFAW on Thursday, June 24th for a mouthwatering evening that will leave you fired up and ready to take on the summer grill season. This Annual Meeting is a chance to celebrate the end of an unprecedented program year, usher in the early days of summer, and toast to the accomplishments of the…

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U.S. Equities Boom or Bust Update 2021

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Current investment trends in the United States continue to shift almost daily and present contrasting sides of whether U.S. Equities are a bubble ready to implode or are a great buying opportunity that still offer the best long-term Investment available. Gabriel Petre, Lead Investment Strategist World Bank Pension Plans, and Jill Hall, CFA and U.S.…

SPAC Attack: Examining Special Purpose Acquisition Companies

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The recent IPO surge of special-purpose acquisition company (SPACs) is an important market development.  While the SPAC vehicle is not new, SPAC IPOs now comprise the majority of U.S. IPOs. The explosive growth continued into early 2021 and has raised concerns about whether the mania is reaching bubble proportions and whether disclosure and marketing practices offer adequate protections to…

Introduction to Python for Business and Finance

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Python is a high-level, object-oriented programming language that is used in a variety of projects ranging from data science and machine learning to backend web development. In fact, it is one of the most in-demand programming languages today. Learning Python is a great entry point into the technical world as the syntax is much easier to…

Book Club – May 2021

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May’s book club selection is Kleptopia: How Dirty Money Is Conquering the World by Tom Burgis. Named as a notable book of 2020 by The Economist and The Washington Post, Kleptopia weaves together four globe-spanning stories of corruption tied to the world’s most powerful dictatorships. Is this connection between money, violence, and kleptocracy unavoidable? Join us…

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