Speakers on Personal Finance and Entrepreneurship

Finance Speakers
According to a study conducted by Microsoft, almost two-thirds of Gen Z Americans have started or intend to start their own business. These speakers help students learn the strategies and skills they need to take their first step towards financial independence: skills like financial planning, budgeting, investment and more. Firsthand stories from successful entrepreneurs will inspire students who hope to start their own businesses or side hustles.

Paco de Leon

Personal finance expert and author of Finance for the People

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  • Teaches how to break out of the debt cycle and begin building wealth
  • Shares five essential financial habits to improve your relationship with money

Brittany K. Barnett

Award-winning attorney and entrepreneur

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  • Offers practical, on-the-ground advice to budding entrepreneurs
  • Speaks on her work on helping individuals achieve economic liberation

Porter Braswell

CEO and co-founder of Jopwell

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Chris Guillebeau

New York Times-bestselling author of The $100 Startup and host of the podcast Side Hustle School

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  • Reveals valuable lessons about turning passions into lucrative, fulfilling careers
  • Teaches the skills needed to take control of their finances

Adam Davidson

Co-founder of Planet Money, award-winning journalist, and author of The Passion Economy

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  • Provides clear, fun, smart explanations of complex economic issues
  • Shares success stories of people who created fresh paths toward professional fulfilment