100 Women in Hedge Funds Banks $1.93M for the Benefit of CPIRFThe amount of $1.93 million has been raised by a leading global non-profit organization for alternative investment management investors and professionals 100 Women in Hedge Funds for the benefit of Cerebral Palsy International Research Foundation (CPIRF) and its initiatives.
This past September 100WHF members and colleagues participated in the Step Up for CPIRF campaign to take 10,000 steps each day and collected donations to support their efforts to help women with disabilities. CPIRF's Transforming Healthcare for Women with Disabilities initiative aims to bring about change in the delivery of basic medical services to women with physical disabilities, including brain injuries and other neurological disabilities. CPIRF will work with prestigious medical center partners in Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, New York and San Francisco to develop and deliver improved healthcare impacting 600 women during the program's first year.
At last night's Gala, 100WHF presented its 2014 North American Industry Leadership Award to Jane Buchan, co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Pacific Alternative Asset Management Company (PAAMCO), for her dedication to the alternatives industry. 100WHF also honored Paul A. Volcker, Chairman Emeritus of CPIRF, at the event for his passionate, long-time support of CPIRF.Source: Opalesque