Evolve: Developing Financial Literacy for Systems Change
February 09, 2022
5:00 PM — 6:15 PM EST
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Building financial literacy has great potential to empower communities. Systemic inequity in our nation is often a catalyst for lack of access to financial literacy and resources that would allow the building of personal and generational wealth, and widening the wealth gap. Join us for this workshop as we learn more about how to empower communities through financial literacy and explore financial tips for your own life and career.
About the Speaker
Yanely Espinal served as a TFA corps member in 2011 in the NYC corps. She's a first generation American and first generation college graduate who received a scholarship to Brown University. After two decades of school, she still can't believe that she never had a class about making smart money decisions! Now, she's on a mission to help young people learn about personal finance in a fun and engaging way!
In 2015, Yanely paid off $20,000 of credit card debt and decided to pair her love for teaching with her passion for financial literacy. She created a YouTube channel for people to engage with topics like budgeting, managing credit, saving and investing for retirement and more! serves as the Director of Educational Outreach at Next Gen Personal Finance and is a member of CNBC's Financial Wellness Advisory Council.