MEDIA ADVISORY: Washington University, Wells Fargo Advisors celebrate community partnership March 3

What: Washington University and Wells Fargo Advisors (WFA) present “Innovate, Accelerate, Transform: Investing in People, Businesses and Communities,” an event showcasing the beneficial results of their unique community partnership.

When: 3:30 p.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday, March 3.

Where: Washington University’s Danforth Campus, Knight/Bauer Hall campus map

Who: Washington University students, faculty and alumni, as well as Wells Fargo Advisors President Mary Mack and other community representatives.

More details: The event is designed to showcase the benefits to the St. Louis region and to society resulting from four major initiatives at Washington University being funded by a gift from Wells Fargo Advisors. The four initiatives include development of entrepreneurial internships; a financial literacy curriculum to teach families in need; practical application of financial research; and United Way fellowships for MBA students.

The event begins at 3:30 p.m. with an exposition in Frick Forum with Washington University students, faculty and alumni describing their involvement in these initiatives, which began in 2012.

At 4 p.m., the program will move to Emerson Auditorium for a dialogue that will feature individuals telling stories of innovation, acceleration and transformation. Each of the four initiatives supported by WFA will be represented.

Mack’s remarks will conclude the event. Refreshments will be available throughout the afternoon.

For more information: Contact Barbara Rea at 314-935-5297 or email