Women who talk about money are crass and unattractive, at least according to some. Sallie Krawcheck, CEO and co-founder of Ellevest, a digital investment platform for women, wants to flip that social cue, partially because she knows it is far from the truth.
Jeanne Thompson did what many new mothers struggle to do: continue an upward trajectory at work despite leaving the workforce for more than four years to start her family in the late ‘90s. The senior vice president of thought leadership at financial services firm Fidelity says she was able to re-enter the workforce through strategy and leveraging her relationships in the workplace.
Courtney Richardson’s sunny personality and bright lipstick shines seconds upon meeting her. The founder and CEO of Do It For The Brand, a full-service strategic public relations firm based in New York City, focuses on “making the impossible possible for emerging women-owned brands and personalities of color.” She spoke to She Spends about what it takes to start your own business, how to grab your wallet and support women and people of color in business, and tips on keeping her skin and hair looking flawless.
Nikita Mitchell, a senior manager at IT company Cisco, says it was the 2016 election that spurred her to take action and found her newsletter, Above the Bottom Line.
Millions of people got to know Melissa Butler and her business, The Lip Bar, on a 2015 episode of reality TV show Shark Tank.
Marline Alexander walked out of one of her first interviews after graduating from Baruch College with a job offer. Her interviewer was also a Baruch alumnus, which had made all the difference.
The daughter of Haitian immigrants, Michelle Dalzon grew up watching her parents hustle as small business owners of a beauty supply store.
Back in 2010, Melanie Elturk and her husband, Ahmed Zedan, were working day jobs as an attorney and a marketing specialist. The two started a side hustle based on Elturk’s interest in fashion and a gap they noticed in the market — modest clothing.
Remember Girls Who Invest? They’re the nonprofit that’s working to get more women to work in asset management.
At this time of great reckoning, women -- at every level of power -- are speaking out about sexual misconduct in the workplace.
Joyce Dubensky, CEO of Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding, a secular, non-sectarian nonprofit that works to dismantle religious violence and hatred, sat down with She Spends on two occasions to discuss sexual harassment in the workplace and how to better engage male allies. This is an excerpt from our two separate hour-long conversations.
Noreen Beaman had been working in the asset management industry for years before her daughter radically changed her view of family, women and the workplace.
Holly Wright knows the realities of helping young people become financially literate, especially at a university where 89% of first-time, full-time students receive financial aid.
Veronica Dagher is on the frontlines of personal finance and wealth management. The Wall Street Journal writer generally interviews men, despite women controlling most of the purchasing power in this country.
Sitting down to talk with Racked senior editor Alanna Okun is fun. She’s bubbly and kind, and she instantly puts you at ease.
It’s not hard to imagine, then, Okun talking with readers of the shopping news website about a notoriously difficult subject — money — given her disposition.
Nasty women are fed up and heading to the polls. Lily Herman, a freelance writer and editor, is taking them one step further: getting them elected. Herman’s organization, Getting Her Elected, has more than 1,000 volunteers helping 75 progressive, female candidates run for office. Herman spoke to She Spends about her mission to elect progressive, female candidates and how you can help, regardless of where you live.
For Stacy Francis, founder of the nonprofit Savvy Ladies, a crusade against financial abuse is personal.
Good news for women this week is coming out of the Harvard Business Review. Perhaps unsurprising to many of our readers, the site shared research this week that shows that women respond better to competitive pressure than men do.
One of the most powerful women in finance could be booted from her job very soon, at least if President Donald Trump has his way.
Finding mentorship and receiving peer guidance can be difficult for women. Unlike men, women tend not to ask for these mentoring experiences and rely on different forms of networking. She Spends sat down with Carmilla Tan, FSA, MAAA, senior vice president of analytics at Brighton Health Plan Solutions, the health plan management division of Brighton Health Group, to discuss how women should network and find mentors. She particularly found success with creating two women-oriented support groups. Tan has three mentors and three mentees. She shared her tips with us on finding both.