Venus Williams, Jessica Alba headline free financial webinars

March 2, 2023  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources

Trailblazers of sport, entertainment and enterprise will headline free webinars designed to help women focus on financial and career goals.

Actor and entrepreneur Jessica Alba and Grand Slam tennis icon/entrepreneur Venus Williams will lead two marquee panels. The events, offered as part of Fidelity Investments’ monthlong Women’s History Month menu, will be livestreamed.

Calling changemakers

Alba founded The Honest Company and Honest Beauty as safe, sustainable and socially-conscious brands. She will address “How to be a changemaker: Writing a new story for yourself and the next generation” Tuesday, March 7, at noon.

Fidelity’s Women Talk Money team will welcome Alba to discuss how women can create new opportunities in their careers. They’ll share tips women can apply individually and together to strengthen financial wellness and jump-start planning for the future.

Know your worth

Seven-time Grand Slam tennis champion and entrepreneur Williams will lead discussion of “Knowing your worth: Creating an action plan for your money and career goals” Monday, March 20, at noon.  

Williams will join the team for a discussion about knowing, and growing, your worth. Takeaways will include insights about recognizing your value and advocating for yourself in the workplace, as well as maximizing opportunities in career development and earning potential.

Williams has translated athletic success into entrepreneurial opportunity. Her athletic apparel, nutrition and interior design brands are thriving, and she is also a multi-franchise owner with Jamba and a New York Times best-selling author.

Keep talking money in March

During the Women’s History Month events, participants can learn how to tackle the gender wealth gap; ask questions in real-time sessions; and attend various workshops that address everything from investing with confidence, to “money musts,” to planning your best retirement.

Fidelity’s Women Talk Money program offers regular programming to focus on gender-specific financial and career issues.

Learn more about the Women’s History Month events.

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