Our Events

The Glass Hammer hosts events year-round for professional women. Our goal is to shine a spotlight on smart, successful women who have something to say, while also informing, inspiring, and empowering our community.

By hosting offline events to complement our online content, we hope to bring our community together and enable professional women to network with one another in an interesting and engaging setting. You can expect debate, dialogue, and to exchange a few business cards to build your strategic network. Click here to see our past events.


4th Annual Navigating Your Career Event!
Topic: Engaging Men-Building Inclusive Networks for Career Success

February 26th, 2015
Goldman Sachs Auditorium

This career panel and networking event explores the questions “How do I find and work with male sponsors?” and “How can I recognize and work with informal gender champions within my team, firm, and industry?”

Our panelists (both senior men and women) discuss how they have been change leaders when it comes to making sure that they personally owned their influence to address some of the gender diversity challenges that exist in the workplace.

This career event is for women at VP level and upwards.
Women are encouraged to bring a male counterpart who is interested in becoming a gender champion or ally for women at work (or perhaps already are!)

Panelists Include:

Justin Gemlich, Global head of Credit Trading and a Management Committee Member, Goldman Sachs
Larry Hughes, CEO, BNY Mellon Wealth Management
Kathryn Kaminsky, Partner, Assurance, PWC
Donna Parisi, Partner, Co-practice Leader of Asset Management group, Shearman and Sterling LLP

Moderator: Chuck Shelton, Managing Director, Greatheart Leader Labs

Sponsored by:
Goldman Sachs, BNY Mellon, & Shearman Sterling LLP

2015 Events

6th Annual Women in Technology Event
September 2015

Our prominent technology event returns for it’s 6th year! This year we discuss how to innovate and be a leader in your tech team.

8th Annual Top Women on the Buy-side Breakfast Event
October 2015

In it’s 8th year, our longest running business event for senior women in investment management will dissect industry issues and take a look at the year ahead.

5th Annual Navigating, Negotiating, and Building Your Strategic Network Event
November 2015

Our popular navigating your career event returns for the 5th year! Women from the investment management and investment banking world assemble to hear our panel discuss how to navigate your path to the top.

We also are available for coaching and  have a number of workshops at

Past Sponsors Include

American Express
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Barclays Capital
Goldman Sachs
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Voya Investment Management