Black History Month: Celebrating Trailblazers in the Black Community

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It’s Black History Month! Let’s highlight the people who are thought leaders, changemakers and trailblazers in the Black community!

Topic: Black History Month: Celebrating Trailblazers in the Black Community

When: Wednesday, February 15, 2023 at 3 p.m. ET.

Where: Join the live hashtag discussion

The panel will include: Patrina Dixon: Personal Finance Expert and Author, It’$ My Money; Rahkim Sabree: Finance Coach and Author, “Financially Irresponsible”; Tiffany Grant MBA, AFC®, SHRM-CP: Financial Wellness Curator and Founder of Money Talk With Tiff; Anthony Copeman: Chief Visionary and CEO of Financial Lituation; Mykail James: Financial Educator and Founder of The Boujie Budgeter; Ashley Brewster: Financial Educator, Wealth Strategy Associate at UBS Financial Services, Author of No Debt Zone; Latasha Peterson: Side Hustle Expert, paid of $47k of debt and founder or; Taryn Bushrod: a Money Mindset Coach helping professional athletes improve their relationship with money and spending habits; Kembala Evans: Personal Finance Expert, speaker and author; Destiny White: Social Media Specialist at Experian North America; Beverly Harzog: Credit Card Expert and Consumer Finance Analyst for U.S. News; Rod Griffin: Senior Director, Consumer Education and Advocacy, Experian and Christina Roman: Consumer Education and A Manager at Experian.

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Questions we will discuss:

  1. Tell us about yourself and your work!
  2. Who were some role models you looked up to when choosing a career path?
  3. What makes a person a trailblazer?
  4. What motivated you to pursue the work you are doing?
  5. How have you used times of struggle in the past to fuel your success today?
  6. Why do you think it’s important to have diverse voices in your profession?
  7. How do you think the diversity and inclusion landscape is evolving in your profession?
  8. What advice would you give someone who is just beginning to blaze their own trail?
  9. What role did credit and finance play in your professional and personal journey?
  10. How can we continue to pave a path for future trailblazers?

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