Financial Feminism: 3 Ted Talks To Help You Make (And Keep) That Money

 by Jenilee De La Fuente

by Jenilee De La Fuente

Are you interested in saving money, asking for more money, or laying the foundation for a financial empire? Whether you’re living paycheck to paycheck or have been steadily saving your pennies since you were young, making money moves can be a constant struggle when you’re not armed with the critical financial knowledge you need. Let these boss-ladies and their genius tips inspire you to plant your money tree, baby!


Financial Literacy: Melody Hobson

Why It’s A Must-Watch: Mellody explains how growing up poor influenced her relationship with money and why financial literacy will transform our whole generation. The more money knowledge you have, the better equipped you’ll be to make your best money moves.

Who She Is: Mellody Hobson is the President of Ariel Investments and a co-chair at Dreamworks Animation.


knowing your worth, and then asking for it: casey brown

Why It’s A Must-Watch: It’s no secret that women are paid much less than their male co-workers. While infuriating, it’s unfortunately our responsibility to make sure that we are paid fairy. Brown’s talk will inspire you to take the reigns of your financial future by learning how much you are worth based on your experience and capabilities.

Who She Is: Casey Brown is president of Boost Pricing, a pricing strategy consultancy that helps people get paid for their excellence. She believe that women need to know exactly how much they want to get paid and own it.  


How to Make a Profit While Making a Difference: Audrey Choi

Why It’s A Must-Watch: Audrey is woman in power. As Chief of Marketing at Morgan Stanley (one of the most powerful financial institutions in the world), she’s an advocate for sustainable investments. She describes how people can give back to resilient communities while also making their executives happy.

Who She Is: Audrey Choi is CEO of Morgan Stanley’s Institute for Sustainable Investing. She is also Managing Director and Head of Morgan Stanley’s Global Sustainable Finance Group.