Merit Award

The annual Merit Award Dinner is the premier event of the Women’s Bond Club. The Women’s Bond Club’s mission is strengthened and support by the annual Merit Award Dinner (MAD) MAD is the Club’s biggest public facing event and one of the largest and grandest Financial Services Industry networking events hosted by industry leaders. Through the MAD venue we provide market relevant key note speakers and topics, honors women who have provided exceptional leadership within the financial services industry and in the general market place and raises funds for our mission focused programs. MAD has been held since 1993 and now enjoys attendance by over 750 industry leaders each year.  A number of awards are granted, honoring successful women in finance chosen for their professional accomplishments, as well as women who have dedicated their lives to the advancement of women more generally.

2018 Merit Award Dinner

Anne Ackerley, Managing Director, Head of U.S. & Canada Defined Contribution, BlackRock.

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2017 Merit Award Dinner

Previous Years

The Women’s Bond Club formally recognizes one Merit Award honoree each year, for her career accomplishments on Wall Street. Merit Award Recipients

2017: Suni Harford, Managing Director, Regional Head of Markets, North America, Citi