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Jennifer Kenning’s Vision: The Impact Side of Wealth Management

The Idea of Align Impact Bridging Investment with Philanthropy Advice to the Community Overview: Look at the people around you and find inspiration in their persistence and strength. Remember the position you are in and acknowledge the difference you are capable of making. Commit to something which will help give you a perspective for the future.  Pursue passions, careers, and purpose based on your skills and talents as an individual. What was your childhood like and what were some key …

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Of Visions and Success: Nancy Uridil’s Story

Understanding the Value of Education Building a Career Balancing the Challenges Leaving a Legacy Overview: Nancy Uridil believes in the power of her visions. Surround yourself with people who understand and support your goals. Everyone has their fair share of struggles; always remember to believe in yourself, you are your biggest cheerleader. Can you share a little bit about your journey - how was your childhood and what key experiences may have helped you become the person you are today? …

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Creating Opportunities by Inclusivity: Kat Gordon and The 3% Movement

A Movement for Representation Creativity and Criticism Importance of Inclusion Advice to Community Overview: Don’t be afraid to dream about achieving something different and unique—something that hasn’t been created yet. Trust your own individual values and pursue what you love. Inclusivity is key to any organization, and every member of the community needs to be heard and represented when decisions are made. How did the 3% movement start? As a child, I didn’t think I would get to where I …

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Sheroes: A Celebration of Freedom and Courage

Be a Real-life Shero A Lively and Soulful Getaway The Future Looks Bright Overview: Sheroes personify a determination to live-for oneself and be independent. Acid Attack survivors continue to fight societal prejudice. A coming of age story that inspires and triumphs. Beyond the beauty of Taj Mahal, the city of Agra offers a blend of solidity and compassion through Sheroes. The art of finding one's purpose and living life through it really gives one a reason to shine. Sheroes, as …

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Life’s Plot Twists and New Beginnings: Reggie Sison

Future Goals as a Writer Career Defining Moments How To Handle Criticism and Take Care of Mental Health Ways To Handle Rejections Messages for the Youth Overview Girl Power Talk interviews Reggie Sison to hear about he r career and life journey as a writer. She shares her insights and unique perspective on: Building a future as a writer Handling Criticism Managing Mental Health Handing Rejections What Role Has Writing Played in Your Growth Personally and Professionally? What Are Your …

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Paving the Path for Women in Finance | The Journey of Monique Frederick

Growing Up in Finance The Beginning of Financial Advocacy Being a Leader Work-Life Balance in Performing Arts Message to the Youth “Don’t let society put you in a box and dictate what you do with your life.” Growing up, I never considered gender as a barrier to a career in finance. My father, who was also in the financial services, would teach me about finance or ask me to write down the closing prices for specific stocks listed on the …

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Use Your Opportunities for the Social Welfare of the World Paul Smith

Use Your Opportunities for the Social Welfare of the World | Paul Smith

What Has Your Journey Been Like? The Launch of SustainFinance in Era of Profit Focus The Most Challenging Aspect Vision for Future Top Tips for Young People Paul Smith shares his journey from being a history major to starting his own financial firm and his thoughts on the role of youth in revolutionizing the world. Please describe how you decided to pursue finance after studying for a master’s in history. What has your journey been like?  When I began studying …

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How Saving and Investing Can Help Women Achieve Financial Independence

How Saving and Investing Can Help Women Achieve Financial Independence

“Only 18% of retirement-age women can pass a basic quiz on how to make a nest egg last in retirement,” according to the Retirement Income Literacy Survey from the American College of Financial Services. A lack of practical knowledge and understanding of how, when, and where to prudently manage money for the future is a foundational barrier to the empowerment of women. This article was originally published on allbusiness. Read More
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Elizabeth Irungu, CFA: The Power of Intellect, Confidence and Sheer Determination

About Elizabeth Irungu Expanding the Horizons Overview Unless you strive for excellence, you will always be mediocre. Women of our world have been left miles behind simply because financial freedom never came easy for them. One of the most significant barriers to female leadership in present times is self-doubt. Elizabeth Irungu shares her incredible journey of facing all the odds, undertaking new challenges, pursuing CFA, and becoming a woman of excellence along the course. I come from a humble background, having …

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