• Women's Empowerment in Business Series - Women's Financial Health

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    Name: Women's Empowerment in Business Series - Women's Financial Health
    Date: August 25, 2021
    Time: 5:15 PM - 6:30 PM PDT
    Registration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.
    Event Description:
    Nearly 6 in 10 women workers reported concern for their financial health, especially since the start of the pandemic, according to a poll conducted by MetLife. The pandemic has set back the slow growth of women's progress in the workplace and childcare is a key factor.

    Please join us and hear from Aideen Gaidmore, Executive Director with the Marin Child Care Council, as she discusses the intricate infrastructure of childcare and why all of us must recognize that it’s essential for parents and employers.

    And, come away with the building blocks you need to become financially secure from our expert panel at Redwood Credit Union, as they discuss:  
    1) Building blocks of personal finance (budgeting/emergency savings)
    2) Money management and savings for the developing professional
    3) Investments and retirement savings

    Redwood Credit Union panelists include: 
    • Lovica Lal- Branch Experience Manager – San Rafael Montecito Plaza branch
    • Lin  Buencamino -- Financial Advisor  
    • Wrynn Valentine- Financial Wellness Advocate
    The event will be moderated by Stephanie Plante -- CEO,  CPi Developers.

    Speaker Profiles 
    Aideen Gaidmore is the Executive Director of the Marin Child Care Council since 2007. She was born and raised in Dublin Ireland where she earned her degree in Early Childhood Education. Before joining the staff of Marin Child Care Council in 2000, Aideen was the Director of an infant and preschool program in San Rafael, Marin. She also spent two years working with children and families in Australia and New Zealand before immigrating to the community of Marin.

    Lovica Lal is responsible for community and business development efforts, as well as overseeing member service, staff, and branch operations at Redwood Credit Union. Prior to joining RCU, Lal held jobs as branch manager at Community First Credit Union in Novato, branch manager at Bank of America in San Francisco, and private client banker at JP Morgan Chase in Manhattan, New York.

    Lin Buencamino joined Redwood Credit Union in 2016 with expertise that includes relationship management and personal banking. With 14 years of experience in the financial services industry, including 2 years of providing investment advice, Lin understands the complexities of different economic and financial situations, including the financial needs of individuals and small businesses.

    Wrynn Valentine is a passionate advocate for financial literacy and personal financial wellbeing with a demonstrated history of working in the credit union industry. Skilled in Nonprofit Organizations, Banking, Coaching, Classroom and Volunteer Management, and Credit Unions.

    Stephanie Plante is a San Rafael native who grew up in the family business, learning real estate acquisition, development, and management from both her grandfather and her mother. The family tradition of civic involvement continues with Stephanie’s active role with the San Rafael Chamber of Commerce and other community organizations. She is the past chair of the San Rafael Chamber and helped found the Chamber’s East San Rafael Working Group. She was elected chair of GP2040 Steering Committee for San Rafael’s General Plan Update.
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    Date/Time Information:
    Wednesday, August 25, 2021
    Registration: 5:15-5:30
    Program: 5:30-6:30 
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    $20 Admission
    Early Bird Pricing- $5 discount if you register by July 13
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