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About Us


Portland Metro Chapter

The Portland Metro Chapter of Women in Insurance and Financial Services was founded in 2008. Our mission is to Attract, Develop, and Advance women in the insurance and financial services industries through education, support, and strategic partnerships. The Portland Metro Chapter is the largest and most active of all chapters in the US, welcoming financial planners and advisors, insurance agents, CPAs, attorneys, real estate professionals, mortgage lenders, bankers, trust officers, business coaches and other key industry partners.

WIFS Mission

WIFS is devoted to advancing career opportunities, providing professional development and representing women's interests in a male-dominated industry.Through attraction, retention, and a unique focus on mentoring and networking, WIFS is the largest women's association empowering women in the finance and insurance professions to succeed.

WIFS Origins

Founded in 1936, Women in Insurance and Financial Services (WIFS) is an association of financial services professionals working together to Attract, Develop and Advance women in an underrepresented profession.

No other financial services organization provides programming designed for women, by women.

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