Do you struggle with how to make your career work for you? Are you dreaming of being your own boss? Of making your money work for you instead of just paying your bills and hoping for something left over till your next paycheck comes?
Or maybe it’s finding the right balance between work and life. A career that gives you the money you want, along with flexibility and fulfillment doesn’t have to be a pipe dream.
Stop clocking in every morning to a job you hate, only to clock out eight (or more) hours later only to rinse and repeat the next day. For what? A 3 percent raise each year?
The Big Payoff Webinar Summit starts today, packed with information about how you can have it all: money, flexibility, and a fulfilling career, all in a series of live online webinars taking place starting today, Monday, June 12 through Wednesday, June 14.
We’re hosting this packed summit to give you the tools you need to create a lifestyle and career you love. Before the webinars kick off, we want to introduce you to our incredible lineup of guests with some information about their careers—and their most informative, funny, or patriarchy-busting tweets. (We especially love the pictures of offices filled with female employees. Who says there simply aren’t enough women out there to hire?)
Sallie Krawcheck is the CEO and Co-Founder of Ellevest, a digital investment platform—basically an app that invests for you—for women. She calls herself a “financial feminist,” and seriously walks the walk: Krawcheck is also the the Chair of Ellevate Network, the global professional women’s network, and of the Pax Ellevate Global Woman’s Index Fund, which invests in the top-rated companies in the world for advancing women.
Krawcheck is a legend in the finance world (and was called the “last honest analyst” on Wall Street). Before turning to a career in entrepreneurship, Krawcheck served as the CEO of Merrill Lynch Wealth Management, of Smith Barney, and of Sanford Bernstein. Her book, Own It: The Power of Women at Work was a best-seller.
“If more women are in power, it’s normalized; if more women get their businesses funded, it’s normalized.” https://t.co/IynShPG39a
— Ellevest (@Ellevest) May 25, 2017
You can hear more from Sallie in the THE FUTURE IS BRIGHT: WHY YOU NEED TO INVEST IN YOURSELF webinar later today.
Barbara Stanny is the leading authority on women and wealth. Her mission is to revolutionize women’s relationship with money, and as a best-selling author, sought-after speaker, workshop facilitator, and money/wealth coach, Barbara has helped millions take charge of their finances and their lives.
— Barbara Stanny (@BarbaraStanny) March 17, 2017
You can hear more from Barbara in the PERSONAL FINANCE 101 webinar later today.
Jennifer Dziura is the founder of GetBullish: Aggressive Lady-Advice and the annual Bullish Conference. Bullish began as an advice column covering career advice through a feminist lens, and it’s now grown to include a membership society and a shot carrying feminst gift items. (Think: cussing jewelry, desk decor, pens that say “Smash the Patriarchy.”) Dziura has spoken at conferences and colleges about designing your own career, networking, negotiation, and smashing the patriarchy in the working world.
Saw another woman today being “shamed” as liking “day drinking and cats.” Haha, of course, but seriously, what’s going on here?
— Get Bullish (@GetBullish) May 23, 2017
You can hear more from Jennifer in the RUNNING YOUR OWN BUSINESS LIKE A BOSS webinar, along with Linda Lacina and Saron Yitbarek.
Linda Lacina is the managing editor at Entrepreneur.com, and before her current gig, wrote for the Wall Street Journal, Smart Money, Dow Jones MarketWatch and Family Circle.
I think this oven mitt is meant to be empowering? Do I have that right? pic.twitter.com/BS22HqPcuG
— Linda Lacina (@LindaLacina) May 29, 2017
Saron is the founder of CodeNewbie, the most supportive community of programmers and people learning to code. She’s also the producer of Codeland, the tech conference for new developers, and host of the CodeNewbie Podcast.
Everything’s a construct
— Saron (@saronyitbarek) June 7, 2017
Milena is the Co-Founder and CEO of PowerToFly—the fastest growing global platform connecting women with companies that value work-life integration, female-friendly benefits, equal pay for equal work, and environments where they thrive. Milena is a frequent commentator on how companies can diversify their teams, especially in tech.
Her work for PowerToFly has been recognized in Business Insider and she was named Fast Company’s Most Creative People in Business in 2015. Her biggest accomplishments are her three children who constantly push her to rethink what work-life balance means.
— Milena Berry (@milenaberry) March 8, 2017
Sarah Doody is UX designer and product consultant based in New York City. She founded the popular weekly UX newsletter, The UX Notebook. Sarah is also deeply involved in UX education and created a online course, User Research Mastery, to help teams understand their customers through doing more research.
This would be a good start to #UX. Just start!
🎲connect the dots
— Sarah Doody (@sarahdoody) June 2, 2017
Allison Esposito is the Founder of Tech Ladies, a community that connects women with the best jobs and opportunities in tech. She has worked in marketing at large tech companies and small startups including Google and Foursquare.
— Allison Esposito (@allisonveronica) June 6, 2017
Sharon Feder is Chief Content Officer at The Muse, where she’s focused on growing editorial operations and working across the company to build and scale new offerings, including video and branded content. Previously, Sharon was Chief Digital Officer of Rachael Ray’s holding company Watch Entertainment and COO of Mashable. Sharon is an advisor to Mashable, FitBark, and #GivingTuesday, a philanthropic movement she helped launch in 2012.
— Sharon Feder (@Sharonfeder) March 9, 2017
You can hear more from Milena, Sarah, Allison, and Sharon in THE PERKS BEYOND THE PAYCHECK webinar on Wednesday!
Amanda Steinberg is the founder & CEO of DailyWorth, a financial media and education platform for women, and WorthFM, a digital investment advisor that helps women build a balanced financial future. Her book on personal finance, Worth It, outlines the essential financial information women need—and everything the institutions and advisors don’t spell out.
As women earn more, learn more, and achieve more in the workplace and in their personal lives, Steinberg is changing how women think about and manage their money.
WARNING: Technology is not a “solution” to world problems. What looks like progress may just be new packaging. https://t.co/jb68OL1d04
— Amanda Steinberg (@AmandaSteinberg) April 24, 2017
You can hear more from Amanda at the A CAREER IN TECH = FREEDOM on Wednesday.
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Cameron is a staff writer here at Skillcrush, and spends most of her time writing and editing blog posts and Ultimate Guides. She's been a freelance writer, editor, and author for going on a decade, writing for some of the world's leading web design and tech blogs. When she's not writing about design, she spends her time writing screenplays and making films (and music videos for rock and metal bands!) in Vermont's Northeast Kingdom.