WSJ Women in the Workplace: Money Matters
More than a year into the pandemic, women continue to juggle home and career responsibilities, which has only put more focus on emergency funds and financial planning. Join WSJ editors for a solutions-focused conversation on building your financial independence, whether it’s how to supercharge a rainy-day fund, adjust living expenses or reallocate assets to withstand the markets—and life’s next curveball.
Covid-19 has made many women look at their finances through a new lens, whether it’s what to do with funds socked away by staying at home, re-thinking the household budget or better preparing for future economic challenges. For this discussion, we’ve confirmed the following speakers:
- Jennifer Barrett | Chief Education Officer, Acorns; Author “Think Like a Breadwinner”
- Sarah LaFleur | Founder and CEO, M.M.LaFleur
- Claire Wasserman | Founder and Author, Ladies Get Paid
- 12:00 - 12:05
- Welcoming Remarks
- 12:05 - 1:00
- 1:00 - 1:45
- Breakout Sessions
- Planning Your Exit: whether you are weighing stepping back from the workforce or navigating a recent career shift, learn about tactics to keep your budget and finances intact. | Talking Money: financial conversations between spouses, family and friends could be fraught in good times, let alone during a prolonged pandemic. Dive into tips, advice and potential solutions to navigate tricky discussions about personal finances. | Asking for More: negotiation in a remote setting may feel daunting—during this session learn about the tactics to shape your approach, highlight your contributions and get what you deserve.