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2018 FWA Holiday Benefit


When: Thursday, December 6, 2018
From 6:00 to 9:30 pm
Where: UtSav
1185 Avenue of the Americas
(Entrance on plaza located on 46th Street between the Avenue of the Americas and Seventh Avenue)
New York, New York  10036
United States

Registration Information
Online registration is closed.


A Fundraiser to Benefit the Financial Women’s Association


Holiday Benefit Committee invites you to the
FWA Holiday Benefit on December 6th at 6pm


Please join us as we celebrate the Financial Women's Association in our annual Holiday Benefit. Mark your calendars, bring your friends and register for a memorable evening of festive celebration with an Indian theme at Utsav restaurant. A group of FWA members will be traveling in an international delegation visiting India in February.


Please RSVP and register today.


The evening begins with a cocktail hour followed by short traditional Indian dance performances by the Ajna Dance Company, featured on ABC's Good Morning America with Priyanka Chopra, and a fashion show with FWA members.*

Preview premier silent auction items generously donated to benefit the FWA. Purchase raffle tickets and win prizes!

Silent Auction Update

View the amazing items up for bid at our silent auction or to register to bid.

To get started:

  • Visit to register for the silent auction.
  • View the items and place your bids. Visit the site often to see new items or to raise your bid.
  • Take a chance on great raffle items, the more tickets you buy the better the odds you have to win.

Thank you,
FWA Holiday Benefit Committee

Note: A portion of the donations supports the FWA's mentoring and scholarship programs benefiting over 6,000 individuals to  date.


6:00 pm – Cocktail Hour Begins with passed hors d’oeuvres through 7:00 pm
6:45 pm – Welcome Remarks
7:00 pm – Traditional Indian dancers from the Ajna Dance Company
7:30 pm – Fashion show sponsored by Vintage India featuring FWA members
8:00 pm – Traditional Indian dancers from the Ajna Dance Company
8:30 pm – Winners of the raffle/auction items announced
9:30 pm - Benefit concludes

**Member Price $125 | Non-Member $150  |  Included cocktail hour, buffet and open bar

*Live performances with traditional Indian dancers from the Ajna Dance Company. Ajna’s signature style is elegant, high-energy, and blends the excitement of Bollywood with the grace and technique of Classical Indian Dance. The Ajna Performance Ensemble has appeared on ABC’s Good Morning America with Priyanka Chopra. The dance performers have also had the honor of performing at the United Nations.

Stunning traditional Indian garments and accessories for the fashion show are generously provided by Vintage India, NYC.


Parking: Resource Parking, 164 West 46th Street, NYC
Mass Transit:  B/D/F/M to 47th-50th Street Rockefeller Center station.


**The FWA of New York, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. The estimated value of goods or services provided in return for your Holiday Benefit ticket purchase is $65. For tax purposes, therefore, the deductible portion of the ticket price is the excess over $65.


Special Thanks to our generous sponsor firms:

  • Stunning traditional Indian garments and accessories for the fashion show are generously provided by Vintage India, NYC.
This event is organized by the Holiday Benefit Committee of the FWA of New York, Inc.


About UtSav
UtSav means “festival” in Sanskrit and was opened in 2000. UtSav serves traditional Indian food dishes designed by Hari Nayak, one of the popular chefs in New York.


About the FWA
Established in 1956, the FWA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit professional organization with a membership of approximately 1000 female and male professionals working in the financial services industry or who hold a financial position in another industry. The FWA has a long tradition of encouraging women to seek career opportunities in finance and business through mentorship and networking.


Reservations Required -- Bring Photo ID -- No WALK-INS

Reservations and payments are required by Thursday, December 6th, 2018.

No refunds after December 3rd.



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