Annual Women's Alternative Investment Summit Gathers More Than 450 Leaders in Private Equity, Venture Capital, and Other Alternative Investments

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2019 Summit Offers Attendees Unique Opportunity to Build Business Relationships With Peers From Across the Industry

This Summit continues to be the premier place for women across the broad spectrum of private equity, venture capital, and other alternative investments to connect with peers and colleagues on topics of critical importance to fund managers and allocators,”

The 11th annual Women’s Alternative Investment Summit will take place November 13-14, 2019 at its new venue, The Plaza in New York City. Conference producer Falk Marques Group anticipates the Summit will attract more than 450 senior-level women from the world’s leading institutional investors, private equity and venture capital firms, and other alternative investment fields such as real estate, credit, hedge funds, infrastructure, and real assets.

“Our New York Summit continues to be the premier place for women across the broad spectrum of private equity, venture capital, and other alternative investments to connect with peers and colleagues on topics of critical importance to fund managers and allocators,” commented Beth Falk, Summit founder and president of Falk Marques Group. “We’ve brought together an inspirational and accomplished group of more than 100 speakers – including experts on the economy and foreign affairs, and leaders in private markets investing – to discuss top-of-mind issues such as successfully navigating geopolitical risk, new approaches to generate returns, and what lies ahead for investors in 2020.”

The Summit features a full schedule of keynote plenary sessions, moderated workshops and panel discussions, facilitated roundtable conversations, and networking opportunities. Included among the presenters are powerhouse Limited Partners and General Partners including: Carla Brewer, Trustee, Dallas Employees' Retirement Fund; Anne Dinneen, CIO, Hamilton College; Suzanne Brenner, CIO, Brown Brothers Harriman; Jenny Chan, CIO, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia; Pam Chan, CIO, BlackRock Alternative Solutions; Jane Dietze, CIO, Brown University Investment Office; Elizabeth Hewitt, CIO, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation; Julia Butler, KKR; Lydia Jett, SoftBank Vision Fund; Suzanne Kriscunas, The Riverside Company; Kathy Rosa, JP Morgan Chase & Co.; Maria Boyazny, MB Global Partners; Alifia Doriwala, RockCreek; Sam Rosenstock, Man FRM; Geetanjali Gupta, CIO, The New York Public Library; and others.

The 11th annual Summit is supported by: Lead Sponsors, Kirkland & Ellis and KPMG; Gold Sponsors, BlackRock, Coller Capital, KKR, and Wellington Management; Silver Sponsor, Walkers; and Specialty Sponsors, Grasshopper Bank and United Healthcare.

For a complete list of sponsors, exhibitors, partners, and supporters, visit the Summit website at http://www.womensalternativeinvestmentsummit.com. For more information about the conference, visit the conference website or call +1.781.652.0900.

About Falk Marques Group

Falk Marques Group LLC develops and produces professional conferences, insightful industry news and event content, and unmatched networking opportunities for an international audience of senior-level decision makers in private equity, venture capital, and other alternative investments.

The highly acclaimed Women's Private Equity Summit and Women's Alternative Investment Summit are the cornerstones of the firm’s success. These annual industry events attract more than 700 and 450 attendees, respectively, bringing together institutional investors, fund managers, and advisors to the industry for an honest exchange of business ideas and information, invaluable networking, and unrivaled dealmaking.

In September 2019, Falk Marques Group launched a new conference, Women’s Leadership Unbound Summit, a two-day interactive Summit for up to 200 GPs, LPs, and industry advisors that already play a key role within their firm and are ready to break through to the next level of power. The firm also publishes a weekly e-newsletter, Women’s PE Briefs, which showcases the achievements of women in private equity and venture capital. For more information, visit the Falk Marques Group website.

Note to media: The Women’s Alternative Investment Summit is closed to the press. We would be pleased to facilitate interviews with Summit speakers or organizers before or after the conference. Contact Stephanie Schwartz at Stephanie.Schwartz@FalkMarquesGroup.com or +1.781.652.0900, to make arrangements or with questions regarding the Summit.

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