Hedge Funds

High Water Women boosts commitment to microfinance


High Water Women, a philanthropic and volunteer organization founded by senior women in the hedge fund industry, is increasing its efforts to help underserved women by expanding beyond the New York metropolitan area and launching an ambitious new capital campaign to support microfinance initiatives around the world.

The organization in late July hosted a half-day symposium on direct loans to women's organizations and other microfinance efforts in a bid to initiate collaboration between a panel of microfinance experts and the organization's members. The symposium was hosted by Schulte, Roth & Zabel.

In addition to the $1 million capital campaign,