New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg designated 15 November '100 Women in Hedge Funds Day' - marking the day the professional association raised some $2.2 million for charity at its Big Apple gala.
Proceeds raised at the event went to Big Brothers Big Sisters of America. The event also saw the presentation of several awards. Brenda Earl De Paola was presented with the '100 Women in Hedge Funds' Industry Leadership Award. The 100 Women in Hedge Funds Effecting Change Award was presented to Raymond Chambers for his philanthropic work.