Hedge Funds

High Water Women to hold January fundraiser


High Water Women, a philanthropic and volunteer organization founded by senior women in the hedge fund industry, will hold its second annual casino night on Thursday, January 18, in New York.

Proceeds from the fundraiser, taking place at Boylan and Peter White Studios on West 26th Street, will support microfinance programs to empower underprivileged women.

The three primary beneficiaries of the 2007 casino night are ACCION Internacional, Grameen Foundation and Women for Women International. Muhammad Yunus, founder and managing director of Grameen Bank, is the winner of the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize - which he accepted on December 10