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SIFMA Foundation Tribute Dinner

Thursday, September 4, 2014   (0 Comments)
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SIFMA Foundation Tribute Dinner

 

SIFMA and the SIFMA Foundation invite you to join us on November 10th for a special evening to celebrate and raise awareness for the cause of youth financial education.

Your generous donations will help millions of students, teachers, schools and communities across the country to participate in the SIFMA Foundation's financial education programs: The Stock Market Game™, Capitol Hill Challenge™, InvestWrite® and Invest It Forward™.

Helping our children become financially capable will ensure that they are well prepared to make smart financial decisions throughout their lives, and provide a foundation for the youth of today to be the vital contributors to our society and economy of tomorrow. Since 1977, the SIFMA Foundation's financial education programs have enabled more than 15 million students to better understand the capital markets, improve their saving and investing habits, and raise their standardized test scores in mathematics and economics, better preparing them for college and career success. 

GA CHC Team

2014: A Record-Breaking Year!

Thanks to our supporters, each of our acclaimed programs enjoyed a record-breaking year:

 

  • The Stock Market Game: SMG went mobile in 2014 with iPhone, Android, and iPad apps, the first ever summer SMG competition, and an exciting increase overall in student, teacher, and school participation.
  • Capitol Hill Challenge: For the first time, matched 100% of Members of Congress to schools competing in the Stock Market Game Capitol Hill Challenge in all congressional districts.
  • InvestWrite®: In its 10th anniversary year, recruited 3,300 industry professionals as volunteer judges - the highest number ever-and received 17,000 student essays.
  • Invest It Forward: Industry-wide capital markets literacy campaign launched in April 2014 resulted in thousands of volunteers from hundreds of firms contributing tens of thousands of service hours to help students, teachers and communities better understand the capital markets.

Honoring 

  • Mr. David Carroll, Senior Executive Vice President of Wells Fargo & Company – for his leadership in the financial services industry and his long-standing commitment to financial education and the work of the SIFMA Foundation.
  • Dr. Rudolph F. Crew, President, Medgar Evers College - for his dedication to increasing educational access, including financial education, for students of all backgrounds.

Featuring

  • Special Guest Speaker, the Honorable Mary John Miller, Under Secretary for Domestic Finance, United States Department of the Treasury - on the critical need for youth financial education.

Mistress of Ceremonies

  • Ms. Bertha Coombs, Reporter, CNBC

Contact

 

For further information please:

Call us at 212.313.1307
Email us at tributedinner@sifma.org 

 

 


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