Our meet-ups are a huge success and the next one addresses low wage growth. They are FREE for members and we've added a $10 pricing category for non-members (invite non-member friends). 
  
This month we have intriguing member news, and suggest that you to take a look at the very impressive speaker line-up for next week's ESG Seminar.  There's still time to register. 
  
And don't forget to reserve your individual tickets, tables, and sponsorships for our Annual Market Dinner 2018 featuring Madeleine K. Albright on Tuesday, February, 6. 

Let us know what you'd like to see in the newsletter, and thanks for reviewing this month's news. 
Upcoming Programs
  
Networking
Thursday, November 30, 5:30 - 8:00 pm
  
Education
Sustainable Investing:
Moving Into The Mainstream 
Monday, November 13, 7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday, November 18, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
 
Free Member Meet Ups
Moncay, December 4, 12:00 - 1:30 pm
  
      
Sponsorships, Tables & Individual Tickets Available


Premium seating awarded to sponsors and tables in order of sponsor level and table purchase dates. 
      
Do You Refer to CFA Society Boston
in Your Bio and Professional Profiles?
Please update your bio and professional profiles (e.g., Linked In) to read "CFA Society Boston."  
  
Members site affiliation with their local professional association as a key benefit of joining CFA Society Boston. We're working hard to raise awareness of the charter and our brand.  Occasionally, we see members mentioned in the press and their bio mentions that they are, "a member of Boston Security Analysts Society."  THANK YOU. 

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2017
(Time is running out to register.)

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS
  
 Mark D. Wiseman, Global Head of Active Equities & Chairman of BlackRock Alternative Investors 
 Ken Hokugo, Director of Hedge Fund Investments, Pension Fund Association of Japan
  
OTHER SPEAKERS FROM:
  
Breckinridge  |  Campbell Soup Company  |  Ceres  |  Fidelity Investments  |  General Motors
  
General Electric  |  Impax Asset Management  |  JetBlue  |  MIT Sloan School of Management
  
Morgan Stanley  |  MSCI  |  NestlĂ©  |  TIAA Nuveen  |  Trillium Asset Management

PLATINUM SPONSORS
  

  

  

    
Save The Date! 
WINS & WAN Gathering
Wednesday, November 29

All CFA Society Boston members (women and men) are invited to the next WINS & WAN (Women's Adviser Network of Greater Boston) social/networking event

- Wednesday, November 29 at 4 pm
   
- Central Wharf (160 Milk Street, Boston MA)

  

Member Focus
  
This month's Member Focus features CFA Boston member James Anderson, CFA. Learn more about James' career path and his CFA Boston membership experiences.                                                        
              
                                  James Anderson's Member Focus
  

CFA Institute Live Webinar 
The World of Derivatives and Valuation Control 
  
Wednesday, November 22, 2017, 7:00-8:00 am Eastern Standard Time (EST) 
Speaker: Karthik Ramamurthy 
 
This program takes place in India and the Webinar is free and
open to everyone regardless of membership status. 

CE credit: 1.0 

  

Member Highlights

Erinn King,  CFA, Society Boston's Vice Chair, was the featured speaker at last month's " Full Plate" Lunch  at  Menton Restaurant

"Full Plate" brings together female professionals of different industries, disciplines, and career stages to unearth the knowledge and experiences of successful women. In addition to a three-course meal, "Full Plate" provides influential guest speakers and unique networking opportunities.

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Mike Dunn, CFA, one of CFA Society Boston's most active Financial Literacy volunteers was featuredon the cover of Boston Private Industry Council's (PIC) Annual Report. Last year, our Financial Literacy Initiative worked with Boston PIC, and conducted an 8-session presentation program to future financial industry interns. Our efforts contributed to the program's  great success. 100% of the students secured a paid internship, with 65 percent of the jobs in the finance industry.
 

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Erik Carleton, CFA, CIPM, CFP, is a member of CFA Society Boston, and was just featured in Vision, a digital business publication in which different industries are shown to be similar. 

The article discusses Erik's history of having been a lead singer and guitarist with the band My So-Called Friend. He was also a talent scout and booking agent before starting a career in institutional investing about 10 years ago. 

To learn how  Erik sees parallels with the music world and his current lot in life, read the article.


  
CFA Exam Preparation
Are you taking the Level I CFA Exam in December? Maybe a friend or someone on your staff? Access to fresh questions during CFA Exam preparation helps identify areas of weakness and focus efforts. All candidates are encouraged to consider using CFA Society Boston's Practice Exam. It's a proven study tool. 

Choose the PDF version, a LIVE practice exam, or an Online Test Bank of past Level I exam questions.