Seema Hingorani

Founder, Girls Who Invest
Founder and Chief Investment Officer, SevenStep Capital

Seema R. Hingorani is the Founder and Chair of Girls Who Invest, a nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing the number of women in portfolio management and leadership in the asset management industry. She is also the Founder and Chief Investment Officer of SevenStep Capital, an opportunistic alternatives seeding platform focused on investing in women portfolio managers and a Senior Advisor at Crestview Partners, and an Advisory Group member at Walter Scott & Partners Limited.

Hingorani served until June 30, 2014 as Chief Investment Officer for the New York City Retirement Systems which had assets of $160 billion. Previous to this appointment, Hingorani was Interim Chief Investment Officer and before that Head of Public Equities & Hedge Funds for the pension funds.

Under her leadership, the pension fund was named Hedge Fund Manager of the Year – Large Public Pension Plans by Institutional Investor.

Opening Keynote Session

Halls B/C

Mayor London Breed, City and County of San Francisco Seema Hingorani, Founder and Chair of Girls Who Invest, Founder and Chief Investment Officer of SevenStep Capital Chetna Gala Sinha, Founder and President, Mann Deshi Bank and Foundation Kaiser Wellness Break, hosted by Charisse Loriaux and Miia Williams Jennifer Siebel Newsom, First Partner of California, Filmmaker […]

Keynote Sessions

Power and influence in controlling capital: Women aren’t yet managing enough of the world’s money, but we should be

Esplanade 156

Women manage less than 10% of the hundred trillion of global institutional assets under management. Meanwhile, research shows that women institutional money managers bring valuable perspective to investment decision-making. In addition, as we outlive our male partners and advance in the workplace, women are poised to gain control of trillions in personal wealth, yet studies […]

Seminar Session 2