Women and the path to financial independence

Even the most powerful women face roadblocks on the path to financial independence. Tina Brown, former Editor-in-Chief of Vanity Fair and founder of Women in the World, talked to six notable women about the trials, tribulations and triumphs of earning and managing (or not managing) their wealth. Watch key parts of the conversation from our Own Your Worth webcast event, to hear what’s holding women back—and what to do about it.

If you don’t think that love and finance mix, then it ain’t love.

Paulina Porizkova


Lisa Leslie, WNBA champion, four-time Olympic Gold Medalist and entrepreneur, describes what it’s like for female athletes to break ground and pave their own way financially.

Billie Jean King, Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient and sports icon, urges women to “follow the money” and focus on what it can help you accomplish.

Paula Polito, Divisional Vice Chairwoman of UBS Global Wealth Management and author of Own Your Worth: Women, wealth and the path to financial independence, shares surprising findings.

Elaine Welteroth, former Teen Vogue Editor-in-Chief and Judge on the new Project Runway, offers advice on how to overcome “generational conditioning.”

Dr. Jill Yavorsky, sociologist and expert on women and money, explains what’s causing an imbalance between men and women.


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