Global Women's Financial Forum

The Credit Suisse Global Women's Financial Forum brings together industry thought leaders and influential women, experts in their fields, to exchange diverse ideas and perspectives.

September 29 - 30, 2021 | Virtual Event

Join us for the 5th Global Women’s Financial Forum, appropriately themed "A Force for Change" - a virtual experience featuring an incredible line-up of female thought-leaders from around the world where we will explore key themes and trends impacting financial markets. Engage with us on this journey through vibrant keynotes, engaging formats and curated content, live or on-demand.

Keynote speakers

Julia Gillard

Chair, The Global Institute for Women's Leadership

Blythe Masters

Member of the Board of Directors, Credit Suisse, and Industry Partner, Motive Partners

Sara Menker

Founder and CEO, Gro Intelligence

Meredith Whitney

Chief Financial Officer, Kindbody

Malala Yousafzai

Co-Founder, Malala Fund, and Nobel Laureate

Global Women's Financial Forum at a glance


day virtual event


live keynote sessions


on-demand panel sessions


industry experts and inspirational speakers

Key themes


Future of finance

Learn from leaders, change makers, and disruptors for the future of finance


Sustainable future

Growth, trends and building towards a sustainable future


Building equality

Women empowerment in a competitive environment


"Education is neither eastern nor western. Education is education and it’s the right of every human being."

Malala Yousafzai
Co-Founder, Malala Fund, and Nobel Laureate

Highlights from the 2020 GWFF Global Summit

In 2020, Credit Suisse built on the strong regional event programs and engagement by introducing a virtual Global Summit under the theme "The Power of Transformation" from September 29 - October 1. Credit Suisse aimed to bring together influential female leaders from across business, government, civil society and academia to collaborate, debate and fuel idea-generation to address some of the world's most pressing issues.

To learn more, visit the Global Women's Financial Forum's hub