Upcoming Webinars & Networking Events

PEAK members enjoy exclusive access to a full calendar of webinars and virtual networking events

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Featuring women with authority tackling topics that are top of mind for institutional investors, dealmakers, and capital formation professionals, our PEAK webinars and networking events connect women in private equity, venture capital, and other alternatives for a candid exchange of industry insights and perspectives.

All PEAK members will receive complimentary access to the events listed below. Events for the second half of 2021 will be announced soon!

If you are not a PEAK member but are interested in learning more about accessing our webinars, please fill out a Request Information form and a member of our team will be in touch.


May 26, 2021 - 12:00 – 1:00 PM ET
Mandatory NDAs, Confidentiality Provisions and Forced Arbitration Clauses in Employment Contracts: How They Can Harm Your Career and Your Portfolio Companies

Gretchen Carlson helped pave the way for the MeToo Movement with her bold actions against Fox News Chairman Roger Ailes. Seeking to keep others from experiencing what she went through,  Gretchen has teamed up with former Fox colleague Julie Roginsky to form Lift Our Voices. The non-profit’s mission is to ensure that workplaces treat their employees with respect and dignity and that current and former employees are able to speak out without consequences. To make this happen, Lift Our Voices is out to end the practice of NDAs, confidentiality provisions and forced arbitration clauses being included in employment contracts. In this special webinar, Gretchen and Julie will discuss their experiences, their current efforts and why those in the PE & VC industries should care about these practices. 

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June 15 -17, 2021 - Save the Date!
Virtual Women’s Leadership Unbound Summit

Falk Marques Group's Women's Leadership Unbound is an interactive Summit for GPs, LPs, and industry advisors that already play a key role within their firm and are ready to break through to the next level of power. A unique virtual conference, Leadership Unbound provides an actionable roadmap – tools, information, and smart next steps – for women to enhance their value to their firms and advance to the highest level.


May 13, 2021 - 5:00 – 6:00 PM ET
Virtual DE&I Ideas Exchange Networking Event

Join other likeminded PEAK members for this unique virtual session where you will be introduced to other influential women working in the space and connect with those who are most relevant to you via short, authentic, face-to-face video chats.

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May 19, 2021 - 12:00 – 1:00 PM ET
After the Pandemic: What’s Ahead for Private Credit?

With interest rates remaining low and the economy poised to reopen, analysts projected that 2021 would be a rebound year for private credit. In this special webinar featuring a group of top credit professionals, you’ll hear whether that has indeed been the case. They’ll discuss how they and their firms dealt with 2020 and prepared for the end of the pandemic. They’ll also shine a light on the sectors that are attractive and those that they are being cautious about. 

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May 6, 2021 - 12:00 – 1:00 PM ET
Unclogging The Fund Pipeline: Guidance For Limited Partners

In this special webinar, Beth Gilje, founder of Union Park Consulting will discuss how investment offices can effectively manage their fund pipeline and due diligence process. The topics that will be discussed include:

  • Use of technology to generate efficiencies in your fund pipeline and diligence process.
  • Management of new inbound investment opportunities and existing manager fundraises.
  • Proof of the diligence process for regulatory bodies, investment board, or clients. 
  • Examples of fund pipeline setups

PEAK members, click here to learn more.

April 28, 2021 - 1:00 – 2:00 PM ET
“Meet the LPs” Networking Event

Hear from leading LPs about their programs and plans for the year ahead. You’ll get valuable face-time by visiting small LP-led roundtables where you can get your questions answered and make lasting connections. Hosted on Zoom, the networking event will feature two, 25 minute rounds of breakouts, where you can choose between our featured LPs in the beginning of each round.

PEAK members, click here to learn more.

April 21, 2021    I    1:00 – 2:00 PM ET
The Rise of Co-Investing by LPs in Early-Stage Tech: Why It's Happening & Where It's Headed?

Co-investing is not new to limited partners. Lured in by the potential for strong returns and reduced fees, institutional investors have been teaming up on deals with private equity firms for some time. But what is new for many LPs is co-investing in venture deals, often early-stage ones.

In this special webinar sponsored by 500 Startups, we will examine this trend, what LPs are doing or could be doing to get comfortable with such transactions, the steps that GPs are taking or should be taking to make LPs comfortable, and how these transactions are being structured and executed. 

PEAK members, click here to learn more.

April 14, 2021    I    12:00 – 1:00 PM ET
The Annual Meeting: Best Practices For Virtual & Moving Forward

Private equity and venture capital firms have traditionally put a great deal of time and thought into planning their annual meetings. Wanting to impress their limited partners, they’ve in the past stressed over the venue, how long it should last, the data to be shown, and who from the firm should speak. The pandemic, though, upended things – perhaps for good. Rather than in-person the meetings have become virtual – and often taped. LPs, who often had to choose between meetings, now find themselves able to view multiple ones, often with junior team members.

In this special webinar, a group of top GPs and LPs discuss what’s worked and what hasn’t when it’s come to the annual meeting and what firms may and should do with it – as soon as this fall.

PEAK members, click here to learn more.

March 25, 2021    I    1:00 – 2:00 PM ET
Bringing Diversity & Inclusion to Portfolio Company Boards: What Can Be Done?

A recent study conducted by Him For Her and Crunchbase found that only half of the most heavily funded venture-backed private companies have at least one woman on their boards. More notably, only 3 percent of the board seats of these companies were held by women of color. Such data points lead to several questions: Why are these numbers so low and what can firms – both those in venture capital and in private equity – do to make their portfolio companies’ boards more diverse?

In this special webinar led by Deloitte, you will hear:

  • Current DE&I trends and business imperatives in the VC and PE landscape—Why diverse boards are important
  • What VC funds can do to improve diversity at the fund level
  • What are PE firms doing to making boards more diverse
  • How regulations tied to the diversity of publicly traded boards is filtering down to private companies
  • How to attract diverse candidates and make them feel valued—and the questions candidates are or should be asking

PEAK members, click here to learn more. 

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