Online registration for this event is now closed. Onsite registration will be available as space allows.
Date: Wednesday, April 25, 2012 Time: 12:00 - 1:30 pm Location: Venable LLP, 575 7th St., NW, Washington, DC 20004 Directions: Gallery Place Metro
Cost*: $25 - WHF Associate Members
$35 - WHF Government/Public Sector Members
$40 - WHF Private Sector Members
$50 - non-members
Speaker: Gail Hillebrand, Associate Director of Consumer Education and Engagement, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Program Description: April is financial literacy month; and Ms. Hillebrand will discuss with WHF members and guests the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s efforts to improve consumers’ understanding of important financial issues, including shopping for credit and the importance of maintaining a good credit score.
Speaker Bio: Gail Hillebrand serves as Associate Director of Consumer Education and Engagement. She oversees several offices, including Financial Empowerment, Consumer Engagement, Servicemember Affairs, Financial Education, Older Americans, and Students. Hillebrand formerly worked as a Senior Attorney at Consumers Union's West Coast Office, where she managed the credit and finance advocacy team and led the organization's financial services campaign. She is the former founding chair and board member of the California Reinvestment Committee, a statewide coalition working to encourage financial institutions to serve low-income consumers and neighborhoods. Hillebrand has served on the Consumer Advisory Council to the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and on the Council of the American Law Institute. She began her career as a law clerk to Judge Robert Boochever of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. She practiced law with the San Francisco firm of McCutchen, Doyle, Brown and Enersen (now Bingham McCutchen). She is a graduate of the University of California at San Diego and received her J.D. from the University of California at Berkeley.
For questions on the program, please contact Suzanne Garwood: (202) 344-8046 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Please call the WHF office with any other questions.
Cost: Not a member of Women in Housing and Finance? Call WHF at 703-683-4742 and we would be happy to assist in getting you signed up for membership.
RSVP: Please RSVP no later than Monday, April 23, 2012 at 5:00 pm. Payment made after this date and onsite registrations will be charged an additional fee of $10. Onsite registrations will be accommodated on a space-available basis only. Cancellation will not be accepted after 5:00 pm, Monday, April 23, 2012. No shows will be charged. Call 703-683-4742 with questions.
April 25, 2012 Time: 12:00 PM EST - 1:30 PM EST Location: 575 7th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20004