Smart Woman Securities (SWS) at the University of Virginia (U.Va.) strives to educate women on the fundamentals of investing and finance. The primary goal of the organization is to provide women within the University of Virginia community with opportunities and resources to become involved in finance and investing in a manner that suits their interests and career aspirations. Through an intensive seminar series, investment project, mentorship program, and significant networking opportunities, SWS at U.Va. aims to create a cohesive and supportive environment in which women can gain financial confidence and explore new career paths. After completing the seminar series, official members have the opportunity to manage the SWS at U.Va. investment fund and participate in a national portfolio competition. SWS at U.Va. continues to work towards creating a community of women who are knowledgeable—and influential—in finance.