The 2020 Women's Private Equity Summit Convenes More Than 750 Women in Private Equity and Venture Capital

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Conference producer Falk Marques Group anticipates more than 750 senior-level women from the world’s leading private equity and venture capital firms to attend, establishing the Summit as a premier industry conference.

The 13th annual Women’s Private Equity Summit will take place March 11-13, 2020 at the Monarch Beach Resort in Dana Point, California. Conference producer Falk Marques Group anticipates more than 750 senior-level women from the world’s leading private equity and venture capital firms to attend, establishing the Summit as a premier industry conference.

“Our goal each and every year is to make this Summit the best private equity conference in the industry,” commented Beth Falk, Summit founder and president of Falk Marques Group. “This Summit is unique in its commitment to connecting women in this industry to build a trusted network in which to support, and do business, with one another. In support of this mission, we are convening a powerhouse group of leaders with incredible knowledge and insider insights, and have developed a program that will both enlighten and inspire. We’ve also curated one of the most productive networking forums – if not the most productive – in the private equity and venture capital industry.”

Dynamic Speakers Share Hard-to-Get Information

This year’s Summit features two-and-a-half days of networking, keynote plenary sessions, and moderated workshops and panel discussions, as well as the Unsessions – the Summit’s facilitated roundtable conversations on topics developed by attendees, for attendees. Included among the speakers are highly respected Limited Partners and General Partners: Kathleen Browne, Denison University; Nancy Ford, KKR; Kristine Jurczyk, Vista Equity Partners; Verna Kuo, Georgetown University; Kim Lew, Carnegie Corporation of New York; Ana Marshall, The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation; Emily Melton, Threshold Ventures; Alice Ruth, Dartmouth College; Jenny Wong, Tishman Speyer; and many more.

2020 Trailblazer Award Recipient

The Trailblazer Award, which honors pioneering women who have paved the way for others in the industry, is awarded annually at the Summit. The 2020 recipient is Sue Toigo, Co-Founder of the Robert Toigo Foundation, in honor of her impressive work through the foundation, which has helped change the face of the industry since its inception in 1989.
Sponsors & Partners — 2020 Women’s Private Equity Summit

The 2020 Women’s Private Equity Summit has attracted an extraordinary group of blue-chip sponsors and partners, including some of private equity’s top industry advisors and organizations, as well as leading private equity firms.

Goldman Sachs
Neuberger Berman
TPG Global
Vista Equity Partners

American Securities
Dyal Capital Partners
GCM Grosvenor
Landmark Partners
L Catterton
Lindsay Goldberg
Warwick Investment Group

Gryphon Investors
The Jordan Company
Morgan Stanley
Nasdaq Private Market / eVestment
New Mountain Capital
Thoma Bravo
Wellington Management

For a complete list of sponsors, exhibitors, partners, and supporters, visit the Summit website’s sponsor page ( For more information about the conference, follow Falk Marques Group on LinkedIn or Twitter, 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 750 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 Private Equity 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, Falk Marques Group, at or +1.781.652.0900, to make arrangements or with questions regarding the Summit.

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