Investing for Social Change

Investing for Social Change

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Learn how to put your investments into what you truly value, without giving up returns. with personal finance expert Galia Gichon.

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Are you passionate about the environment? Do you have an interest in tackling climate change issues or increasing sustainability efforts? How about merging your investments with your interests? In this session, personal finance expert Galia Gichon will explain how to invest in businesses and mutual funds with a focus on sustainability through ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) Investing. Learn how to put your investments into what you truly value, without giving up returns.

Key learning outcomes:

  • How to learn about investing in ESG and SRI investments.
  • How to invest with your values without giving up returns or paying excess fees.
  • How to gradually convert your investment portfolio to match your values.
  • How to get started even if you have no money saved!
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Galia Gichon is an independent personal financial expert with more than 20 years in financial services, including nearly 10 years on Wall Street and an MBA in Finance. Her career has spanned corporate bond research analyst, personal finance expert, angel investor, entrepreneur advisor and author. She is the Founder of Down to Earth Finance, independent personal finance education. She has been teaching at Barnard College’s Athena Center for Leadership for over 10 years, Yale School of Management, and Freelancers Union. She has been widely quoted in The New York Times, NBC, CNN, Real Simple and more. Previously, she worked at Bear Stearns and Nomura Securities. Galia is also the author of “My Money Matters” which was featured on TODAY SHOW and the novel “The Accidental Suffragist.” Galia is also the co-Founder and co-host of “The Fiscal Firecrackers” a Funny Finally Meets Money podcast.

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