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Women on Wall St.-- Big Swing Chicks

Three Wall St. Luminaries, who happen to be women, share career guidance, their insights on achieving success on the most competitive playing field

Women on  Wall St.-- Big Swing Chicks

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Three Wall St. Luminaries, who happen to be women, share career guidance, their insights on achieving success on the most competitive playing field and, while they profess not to be able to  presage the future, their views may help you clairvoy your future.  Panelists include a financial news anchor, a head strategist and another one with a unique view. Guess who?

Liz Claman:  FOX Business Network News Anchorwoman

Diane Garnick:  Invesco's Investment Strategist

Susan Moss, Esq.:  Partner, Chemtob Moss Forman & Talbert

Speakers' Bios are below.

Date: Thursday, September 10th

Time:  6 :30 PM to 8:30 PM


6:30 to 7:00 Reception and Networking
7:00 to 8:00 Remarks and Q&A
8:00 to 8:30 Reception and Networking
Location:  Mid Town, above Grand Central (details upon registration.)


$20 Members (BGS-NYC members may register here) When prompted for the name of your school enter BGS-NYC)
$25 Non-Members

Liz Claman, Anchor,  FOX Business Network

Liz Claman joined FOX Business Network (FBN) as an anchor in October 2007.  She co-anchors the Fox Business block with David Asman from 2-3pm EST and Fox Business Bulls & Bears from 4-5pm EST. She also hosts Countdown to the Closing Bell which is presented from 3-4pm EST.
Her October debut on FBN included an exclusive interview with Berkshire Hathaway CEO and legendary investor Warren Buffett. She also recently conducted an exclusive joint interview with Buffett and Bill Gates at Berkshire Hathaway's 2008 Shareholder meeting in Omaha , Nebraska.

Before joining FBN, Claman served as an anchor at CNBC, most recently anchoring Morning Call and Cover to Cover.  During her time at CNBC, Claman has interviewed major financial newsmakers, including Warren Buffett, Commerce Secretary Carlos Gutierrez, and former Treasury Secretary John Snow.  She has also anchored Wake Up Call, Market Watch, and Today's Business.

Before CNBC, Claman served as an anchor and reporter for Boston 's WHDH-TV (NBC).  She was also a contributing correspondent for NBC's syndicated daytime program RealLife.  Prior to that, she anchored a two-hour daily talk show, The Morning Exchange for WEWS-TV (ABC) in Cleveland .  She received an Emmy for her work on The Morning Exchange.

A graduate of the University of California , Berkeley , Claman began her on-air career at WSYX-TV (ABC) in Columbus , OH as a reporter and later a weekend anchor.  Earlier, she was a news associate for KCBS-TV (CBS) in Los Angeles where she was the youngest person in the station's history to win a local Emmy Award for Best Spot Producer.

Diane Garnickc, CPA   Investment Strategist  Invesco Ltd.   
Diane Garnick is the Investment Strategist at Invesco Ltd. and author of the upcoming book I'm Smarter Than My Boss.  Now What?  With more than 20 locations and 5,000 employees worldwide, Invesco is one of the largest independent global investment managers.

Garnick is a frequent contributor on national and international television stations, such as CNBC, Bloomberg TV and FOX News.  She is a sought-after keynote speaker at industry events throughout the United States , Europe and Asia , where she draws in large audiences hoping to hear her market insights and improve their own careers. She has over 15 years of investment experience focusing on asset allocation strategies designed to provide financial security in retirement.

Garnick's ascent on Wall Street began in the 1990s when she was working for Deloitte on a project for Merrill Lynch.  Merrill Lynch offered her a job and suddenly, a mere three years after earning her degree, Diane was named the Global Equity Derivatives Strategist at Merrill Lynch.

Today Garnick works closely with Chief Executive Officers, Chief Investment Officers and Trustees of the world's largest pension plans and social security systems to help them understand the implications of their investment decisions prior to being implemented.

She has authored hundreds of reports that focus on portfolio construction, volatility, corporate actions, equity indices, exchange traded funds ("ETFs"), futures, options, accounting and taxation.
Garnick's writing style has been described as "translating math into English" by Pensions & Investments.   She brings complex investment theories into the reach of many decision makers.  Her tireless efforts have helped improve the risk-return profile of thousands of pension plans.  She is frequently called "The Pension Princess" by TV show hosts.

Garnick is one of the growing number of Wall Street executives who have transitioned from being world class financiers to world class philanthropists. She is the founder of the Ladies in Red, a charitable organization with the simple mission of providing an opportunity for anyone, anywhere, to make a meaningful contribution to society. 

Susan Moss,  Esq.,  Partner, Chemtob Moss Forman & Talbert

Sue was named to Crain's 40 Under Forty: New York 's Rising Stars in 2008.

Sue has appeared in the New York Times, the New York Law Journal, the New York Daily News, the New York Sun, the New York Post and other newspapers commenting on Matrimonial Law. Sue has lectured before the New York State Bar Association on all areas of matrimonial law, the Children's Rights Council on religion as an issue in custody litigation, and presented "The Pitfalls of Drafting Prenuptial Agreements" to the New York Women's Bar Association. She also appeared on NBC's The Today Show and as a guest expert on the cable television show Families in Transition, where she spoke about "double dipping" in child support.

Sue is on the Board of Directors of the New York City Women's Bar Association and is the Chairperson of its Small Law Firm Committee. She is also the co-chairperson of the Women's Bar Association of the State of New York Matrimonial Committee; a member of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York (past Secretary of the Matrimonial Law Committee, member of the Children and the Law Committee and former Co-Chairperson of the sub-committee of Forensic Examinations) ; a member of the New York State Bar Association (Matrimonial Section of the Family Law Section, Membership sub-committee and Public Service and Education sub-committee) ; and a member of the New York County Lawyers' Association (Matrimonial Law Section).

Additionally, Sue is a member of the Associates Committee of Sanctuary for Families, a non-profit organization devoted to helping survivors of domestic violence. Sue is also a member of the Executives Association of Greater New York. She is also listed in the Madison Who's Who Directory.

She received her law degree from the University of Chicago in 1994, where she was the managing editor of the University of Chicago Roundtable Law Journal and the recipient of the Ann Barber Award. She earned her undergraduate degrees from The University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business in 1991, and its College of Arts & Sciences the same year. Sue was also the recipient of the Wharton School of Business Ivan Berg Award and the University of Pennsylvania Brownlee Award .

While at the University of Chicago Law School, Ms. Moss catapulted to national fame when her group project succeeded in nullifying the convictions of two women in prison for killing their abusive partners. The group's use of the Battered Woman Syndrome defense made for landmark rulings in Illinois, and Ms. Moss earned an appearance on the Oprah Winfrey Show-a hint of her future success. Now, Ms. Moss is a legal analyst on CNN Headline News' Nancy Grace and Today, as well as on MSNBC and Fox News in their seats." Legal Education University of Chicago (J. D., 1994) ; Phi Alpha Delta. Recipient: Ivan Berg Award; Brownlee Award; Ann Watson Barber Award. Managing Editor, University of Chicago Roundtable

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