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Be Money Wise & Get Paid What You Deserve l April Virtual HH 2019


Take The Lead Presents: Virtual Happy Hour series that seeks to change the narrative from problems to solutions through thought leadership. It’s a live Zoom webcast, easy to access and you can ask the guests your most burning questions. Our goal is to provide you with takeaways you can use right away in your life and work.

You’re Worth It! Be Money Wise and Get Paid What Your Deserve

Join our April Virtual Happy Hour

April 2 is Equal Pay Day. Take The Lead is all about helping you reach gender parity in leadership and pay, and increasing your financial wisdom in the process.

Join this free live Virtual Happy Hour to get the wisdom and practical tips from Manisha Thakur, Founder of MoneyZen Wealth Management, Vice President of Financial Education at Brighton Jones and author of On My Own Two Feet: A Modern Girl’s Guide to Personal Finance and Get Financially Naked; and Lydia Frank, VP of Content Strategy at PayScale and a frequent media contributor and speaker on pay equity and fair compensation.

You’ll learn how to:

  • Find the salary and rates for your position in your area
  • Be financially literate and wise at every step of your career
  • Negotiate and ask for the competitive salary you deserve
  • Improve your relationship with money
  • Create an environment of transparency in your workplace
  • Communicate your value

You can ask: 

  • Anything if you participate live! Ask your questions by chat or tweet.
  • Sign up even if you can’t attend live—we’ll send the link afterward so you don’t miss the valuable tips.
  • Go ahead and tweet questions in advance to @takeleadwomen to make sure yours gets answered.

Join us LIVE for this important, lively discussion on Wednesday, April 10 at 6:30pm ET

Plus everyone who joins will receive a copy of Payscale’s new gender pay gap report.

And remember—sign up even if you can’t attend live because we will send the link to everyone who registered.

Follow us on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn to get updates. And do us a favor and share the link to the Virtual Happy Hour so you can help your friends and colleagues get direct access to the wisdom of these inspiring

Join us LIVE for this important, lively discussion on Wednesday, April 10 at 6:30pm ET


Manisha Thakur is the Founder of MoneyZen Wealth Management, Vice President of Financial Education at Brighton Jones and author of On My Own Two Feet: A Modern Girl’s Guide to Personal Finance and Get Financially Naked. A Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder and a Certified Financial Planner (CFP), Manisha has spent 25 years in the financial services industry, at firms wth billions of dollars in assets under management. In 2009, she switched gears to focus on individuals, launching my Financial Education consultancy. In 2012, she started the female-focused registered investment advisory firm, MoneyZen Wealth Management as a member of The BAM Alliance, merging that practice into Buckingham Strategic Wealth where she was Director of Wealth Strategies for Women. Manisha is Visiting Faculty at The Omega Institute, 1440 Multiversity, The Institute for Integrative Nutrition (“IIN”), and Rancho La Puerta. She sits on the board of The National Endowment for Financial Education and is a founding member of the Portland based women’s charitable giving group, 99 Girlfriends.

Lydia Frank, is the VP of Content Strategy at PayScale and for a decade has led a team of content creators and researchers at PayScale, a compensation data and software company, who work to understand all of the various factors that impact compensation and provide guidance to both employees and employers on how to have more effective pay conversations that lead to more equitable outcomes. On the topics of salary negotiation, pay equity and compensation best practices, she is a frequent speaker, is regularly cited in the media and has contributed content to various publications (e.g. Harvard Business Review, Money, Fortune, TechCrunch.) She serves on the advisory board for Female Founders Alliance and is a strong advocate for creating more accessible paths to power for women, people of color and other underrepresented groups in the labor market and economy.


Gloria Feldt is the Co-Founder and President of Take The Lead, with the mission to prepare and propel women to leadership parity by 2025. Starting as a teen mom, her hard work and leadership abilities led her to a 30-year career at Planned Parenthood Federation of America, including a 9-year stint as its national president and CEO. People Magazine has called her “the voice of experience,” Glamour named her Woman of the Year, Forbes to their 40 over 40 list, and Vanity Fair named her one of America’s “Top 200 Women Legends, Leaders, and Trailblazers.” When she discovered that women had been stuck at 18 percent of top leadership positions for two decades, she knew she had to find a way to change that. The result: she wrote the bestselling book No Excuses: 9 Ways Women Can Change How We Think About Power to give women practical Power Tools that break down their unconscious barriers to greater personal and professional success.That book led to the organization Take The Lead and comprehensive leadership programs such as the 50 Women Can Change the World.

Cohost: Reshma Gopaldas has been creating video content with a focus on women’s rights and health for over 15 yars. As the Associate Director of Creative Services and Talent Engagement at Planned Parenthood Federation of America, she produced, directed, and wrote the majority of their video content, and managed their celebrity supporters. Prior to that, she worked in film and television production in New York, with notable directors and actors. Her work has been featured on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, CNN, ABC, HuffPo, Jezebel, Fox, etc. Today, she heads video for SheMedia, which includes BlogHer, Stylecaster, Soaps.com, HelloFlo and SheMediacom.

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April 10, 2019
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm


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