2018 Women’s Giving: How Women Accumulate and Distribute Wealth

Financial literacy is integral to women’s success. In this special keynote panel, four women shared how they turned financial success into a passion for giving back.


Elizabeth S. Zeigler, CEO, Graham-Pelton Consulting

Elizabeth S. Zeigler is the first woman to lead a global fundraising consulting firm in the multibillion-dollar nonprofit services industry. She was named CEO of Graham-Pelton Consulting in January 2017, succeeding company founder Craig J. Leach after more than two decades at the helm.

Meet Elizabeth Zeigler


Veronica Dagher, Senior Wealth Management Reporter, The Wall Street Journal

Veronica Dagher is an award-winning senior wealth management reporter for The Wall Street Journal. She is the co-creator, host, and co-producer of the top-rated podcast The Wall Street Journal’s Secrets of Wealthy Women, where she interviews some of the best-known women in business, including Gloria Steinem, Bobbi Brown, and Rebecca Minkoff.

Meet Veronica Dagher

Kristin Lynch Graham, President, Sacred Heart Academy

Kristin Lynch Graham is the president of Sacred Heart Academy, an all-girls Catholic high school on Long Island. She is responsible for the overall advancement and strategic direction of the institution, which enrolls approximately 850 students and has more than 11,000 alumnae.

Meet Kristin Lynch Graham

Elizabeth Bloomer Nesvold, Founder and Managing Partner, Silver Lane Advisors

Elizabeth Bloomer Nesvold has been described as “the most experienced female investment banker specializing in the investment management and securities industry” by Mergers & Acquisitions magazine. She is the founder and managing partner of Silver Lane Advisors, an investment banking boutique that is consistently among the most active M&A advisers in the industry.

Elizabeth Bloomer Nesvold