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Syl Yip

Founder of Uplift Investing

Investing in Change

2:00pm-3:30pm

Salon - Panel

In this salon you will learn from angel investors, financial experts and VCs how you can start investing in your future to align your money with your values. This session is for anybody interested in connecting with a community of women who invest in their future.

Syl is the founder of Uplift Investing, a registered investment advisor focuses on helping clients build their financial future through socially responsible investing. Prior to founding Uplift, Syl was a Managing Director responsible for Product Strategy and Portfolio Analytics at the Institutional Fixed Income Division of INTL FCStone. She also gained experience in Quantitative Finance, Risk Management and Product Strategy working for Citi Alternative Investment and MSCI Barra. Syl earned her MBA from New York University and BA in Economics & Statistics from University of California, Berkeley. She holds Series 7, 63 and 65, 52 and 53 licenses, completed level l I of CFA (Charter Financial Analyst), FRM (Financial Risk Manager) and CAIA (Charter Alternative Investment Analyst) exams. To give back, Syl had served for eight years as the Treasurer and a Board member of Institution for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR), a Washington DC based leading think tank with a mission on advancing women’s status through social science research, policy analysis, and public education.