Hedge Funds

Betting for a better life for underprivileged women and children


High Water Women, the industry volunteer and philanthropic group, is sponsoring a fundraising casino night at Roseland Ballroom in New York City on January 19.

The event will feature such hedge fund favorites as blackjack, roulette, Texas "hold'em high roller tables" and, for neophytes, a poker clinic.

Proceeds from the event will go to four charities: Partnership with Children, Women in Need, Iris House and Inwood House.

High Water Women was formed last year to channel the resources of female executives working in hedge funds and other financial services firms to impoverished women and children, principally in the New York