Join Women in Housing & Finance

Women in Housing & Finance (WHF) is a premiere non-partisan, nonprofit forum for business and policy experts to share their views and insights. Since 1979, WHF has provided outstanding opportunities to learn about housing and financial services developments, network with other professionals in the field, and meet with regulators and other government officials. Click here to find out more about membership and benefits.

If this is your first visit to our new website, we invite you to set up your new account. To login, you will use your prior username, but you will need to update your password. Click here to update your password. Once updated, you can login here, using your username and new password. 

We welcome your feedback and are happy to answer any questions you may have. The WHF office can be reached at (703) 683-4742.

“What a marvelous occasion …”

A splendid time was had by all at the WHF Foundation 20th Anniversary Reception on September 28th.  More than 100 people—WHF members, event sponsors, WHF Foundation grant recipients and guests—attended. Highlights from the Foundation’s 20 years were presented in a special video which ran throughout the evening.  The view from the McDermott Building was gorgeous, food and beverage plentiful and delicious. Representatives from all six 2017 WHF Foundation grantees were there—Bridges to Independence, Calvary Women’s Services, Doorways for Women and Families, Good Shepherd Housing and Family Services, Inc., Interfaith Works and Open Arms Housing—as well as Trinity Washington University.  Well-known banking and finance supervision analyst Jonathan Fiechter brought the evening’s celebration full circle, as it was Jonathan who two decades earlier had suggested WHF members leverage their expertise in housing and finance to counsel under-served populations in the DC Metropolitan area. The Silent Auction offered vacation home stays, bobble heads from the Washington Nationals, theatre tix…and more.  Watch this space for more information, including links to the history video, speaker remarks, and (drum roll) the amount of funds raised for the Foundation’s grant making program.  Thanks to all who sponsored, attended, helped organize and bid on auction items!  Job well done.

View the 20th Anniversary Celebratory Video Here

Public Policy Luncheon with Neel Kashkari, President, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

President Kashkari will speak to a variety of topics and initiatives related to monetary policy and the 2018 outlook.

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The Benefits of Membership

Career Enhancement
WHF actively promotes the professional enrichment of its members while retaining a focus on the advancement of women in the fields of housing and financial services. 

Member Only Benefits
Only members can attend the free “off-the-record” brown bag lunches and access the membership directory. WHF also invites members to share information about their career developments and will post it on the WHF website. 

WHF Foundation
The WHF Foundation focuses on promoting financial literacy. The Foundation commits volunteer and financial resources to help women and families in the Washington, DC metropolitan area through charitable and educational services. 

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