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Return to Office? Some Women of Color Aren’t Ready “This was the first year that I haven’t had my hair commented on and touched without permission in my professional life,” she said. “I actually like not having to go into the office and be constantly reminded that I’m the only Black woman there.” Simone Biles…

Other People’s Money

My dad tells this story about his Finance 101 class in college in the 1970’s. The finance professor walks up to the chalkboard and writes ‘O – P – M’. He points to the acronym with the chalk and circles it while telling his students that the first rule of finance is to use “Other…

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MacKenzie Scott Gives Away Another $2.74 Billion Even as Her Wealth Grows Thanks to the soaring value of that stock, Ms. Scott is accumulating wealth faster than she can give it away. Though she has donated more than $8 billion over the past 11 months, primarily through direct gifts to nonprofits, today she is richer…

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This Week in Woman LIVE returns to Twitter Spaces!! Join me on Monday, June 14th at 4pm ET / 1pm PT for an important conversation about gender and diversity in financial services – and particularly at conferences as we return to live events – with one of my favorite people in the industry, Sonya Dreizler….

Seismic Shift

Change is happening in the financial markets. Can you feel it? It’s like the ground is shifting beneath my feet. Something new is happening, and maybe, just maybe, this time really is different. I write this not to be a fearmonger. Change is the only constant, and adaptation is the only means of survival. Financial…

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From a dusty web relic to showstoppper, how Anjali Sud transformed Vimeo Vimeo wasted its youth striving to be an oddball combo of Netflix and a commercial-free YouTube. After a hard refocus on business users, CEO Anjali Sud has transformed the near-forgotten brand into a $6 billion blockbuster   With her candor, Osaka adds to…

Introducing Kamri

I am excited to introduce a young woman who will be interning with me this summer. Kamri Washington currently attends Texas Christian University. Prior to TCU, she attended the Academy of the Sacred Heart in New Orleans for twelve years. Kamri is going to be a sophomore in the fall studying Finance and Real Estate…

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This Week in Women will be LIVE on Instagram on Monday at 4pm ET / 1pm PT. I am super excited about this week’s guest, Emilie D. Hill, CFA. Emilie Dayan Hill, CFA is a principal and portfolio manager at ZWJ Investment Counsel in Atlanta, GA. On social media she explores money, wellness, and how the…

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This Week in Women is LIVE on Instagram on Monday, May 17th at 4pm ET. My special guest this week is Julia C. Carreon Barbara Corcoran: “The best (and worst) advice I ever received The best (and worst) advice I ever received came in the form of an insult from my long-term boyfriend and business-partner….

Every Single Time

Stocks can go down? How quickly we forget. I am amazed to see investors get spooked every single time. Stocks typically selloff roughly 7-10% at least once a year. A few months later, we’ve forgotten the reason for the selloff because markets recover and move on to new highs. The graph below shows the largest…