Apr 15, 2021
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Book Talk: "A Wealthy Girl" by Charisse Conanan Johnson '02
Book Talk - A Wealthy Girl by Charisse Conanan Johnson
Thursday, April 15, 2021 at 5 pm CST
Location: Zoom event
Members of Yale Chicago may register for this event using the Registration button on the event page on http://www.yalechicago.org/s/1667/y1/index.aspx?sid=1667&gid=17&pgid=5404&cid=13949&ecid=13949&crid=0&calpgid=2570&calcid=7909. The Zoom virtual event link will be sent to all registrants upon registration. Make sure to select "send confirmation email to member" when you register in order to get the Zoom link. Interested attendees who are not members of Yale Chicago may email firstname.lastname@example.org and they will be sent the Zoom link separately.
A Wealthy Girl: 7 Steps to Prosperity, Peace, and Personal Power
by Charisse Conanan Johnson (Yale College '02)
Moderated by Bethany Gardner (Yale College '02)
Please join Yale Chicago on Thursday, April 15th at 5pm CST for a timely discussion on the best financial practices we learned during the pandemic, and how to set ourselves up for success in 2021!
Design Thinking Specialist Bethany Gardner (Yale College '02) will host a lively conversation with Charisse Conanan Johnson (Yale College '02), Financial Expert and Author of the new book, A Wealthy Girl: 7 Steps to Prosperity, Peace, and Personal Power
We will discuss a variety of topics:
Investment strategies for stimulus checks
Paying down debt vs. investing
Making changes to current investment strategy
Entrepreneurship: when to make the leap, how to prepare financially
Charisse Conanan Johnson's Bio:
Charisse Conanan Johnson, CFA (chartered financial analyst), is the original Wealthy Girl. Charisse is author of A Wealthy Girl: 7 Steps to Prosperity, Peace, and Personal Power. Charisse is a wealth expert, investor, business strategist, public speaker, and TV personality. Charisse is a managing partner and head of the advisory practice at Next Street and creator of the Charisse Says platform. She has pursued a life of purpose by investing in financial markets, teaching, building businesses, and stepping out on faith. A graduate of Yale University and the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, Charisse resides in Chicago with her husband, George, and daughter, Gabrielle.
Bethany Gardner's Bio
Bethany Gardner is a Design Thinking/ Human-Centered Design Specialist with expertise in developing creative problem solving strategies for organizations, or as she likes to describe it, "engineering alchemy." She currently serves as the Design Thinking Lead at Bechtel, Inc, and has been instrumental in using customer empathy to build more relevant products and services. Ms. Gardner's background in digital strategy, entrepreneurship, mobile marketing, consulting, and change management make her particularly well-suited to helping others solve tough, complex problems using innovative solutions. She has worked in and with many different industries, including government, B2B and B2C, technology, real estate, and consulting, both domestically and internationally.