The purpose of the event is to inform female NHH students about the wide range of opportunities in the finance industry, and to inspire them to choose finance as a career path. Women's Finance Day includes lectures, workshops, as well as stand sessions in Speilsalen and a formal banquet in the evening. Companies from both the public and private sector are attending the event with experienced and engaging corporate representatives. The event has received broad support from the management at NHH, the research community and the business community. The event should not be confused with a career day, as the primary purpose of Women’s Finance Day is to inspire female economics students to pursue a career in the financial sector. The event although offers several good networking opportunities.