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Money and Gender: Kate Levinson in Conversation with Kelly Kelly
Tue, March 28, 2017, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM PDT
Money impacts everyone. Whether we have it or we don't, we all think about money frequently. Women have additional hurdles regarding money—women have historically been barred from controlling their own finances, dealt with stereotypes based on gender, and suffered inequality in pay and income.
For gender-fluid and transgender individuals, these problems can be even more impactful. Kate Levinson, therapist, entrepreneur, and author of Emotional Currency: A Women's Guide to Building a Healthy Relationship with Money, brings forward feminine values and an emotional approach to financial management and planning. Her work focuses on how embracing our emotions around money and exploring our inner financial life can transform our relationship to money.
Join Kate Levinson and Kelly Kelly as they discuss the intersection of money, business, and gender. Leave with a greater understanding of the impact of gender-identity on finances, and answers about how to approach your own relationship to money.
This conversation is presented in anticipation of the upcoming Women, Money, Spirit Conference taking place at CIIS on April 29, 2017.
Dr. Kate Levinson is the founder of the Women Money Spirit conference. She is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, holds a PhD in Clinical Psychology, and has spent more than 20 years studying the interface of money and psychology. Kate is the author of Emotional Currency: A Woman's Guide to Building a Healthy Relationship with Money and leads workshops on money in the Bay Area and around the country. Kate is the former co-owner of Point Reyes Books and the co-founder of the nonprofit Black Mountain Circle.
Kelly J. Kelly is a Nevada born, California-raised organic and cage-free human being. She identifies as a learner, a writer, an emerging artist, and a public speaker. Kelly is a trans-identified third gender female using the pro-nouns "SHE" whose mission it is to tweak the consciousness of others. She is the founder of Jet Girl Gallery-and online showcase of her extensive archive of airline memorabilia amassed from 35+ years of collecting airline tchotchkes from around the world. Kelly is a graduate of the CIIS School of Undergraduate Studies with a BA in interdisciplinary studies and a focus on social justice. Her long-harbored goal is to become a good lawyer in order to help the voiceless find their voice, including that of Mother Nature. She currently works at CIIS in the Development department and President's Office. Kelly's personal mission is to procure sizable financial scholarship endowments to be awarded specifically to first generation college students from marginalized communities. Her hobbies are traveling, road trips, and submerging herself in any body of water: oceans, rivers, lakes, swimming pools and bathtubs. She also likes to read and write for pleasure.