Wed, Feb 23|
Healing from Financial Trauma & Cultivating Generational Wealth
Join us in this inspiring and powerful discussion addressing financial trauma, unhealthy money patterns, and steps to build generational wealth.
Time & Location
Feb 23, 2022, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
About the Event
In honor of Black History Month's Health & Wellness, we wanted to bring look at financial health through a mental health lens. As Ruby "SunShine" Taylor, MSW shares, we cannot build generational wealth if we have an unhealthy relationship with money. Join us in this powerful discussion as we address the barriers that we need to address on our journey to building generational wealth.
Charmain F. Jackman, PhD, is a Harvard-trained licensed Psychologist with 23+ years in the mental health field. She is the founder and CEO of InnoPsych, Inc., an organization on a mission to disrupt racial inequities in mental health. She also consults with organizations on topics including mental health, and racial trauma, employee wellbeing. She has won several awards for her impactful work including the 2021 American Psychological Association’s Citizen Psychologist Award and City of Boston’s 2021 Innovator of The Year award. Dr. Jackman has been featured on national media outlets such as the New York Times, NPR, PBS, and the Boston Globe.
Ruby "SunShine" Taylor, M.S.W, is the CEO and Founder of Financial Joy School. Financial Joy School is a virtual educational platform that provides financial education and investment tools to Black and Brown youth and their families. Ruby is a double HBCU alumna (Howard University and Virginia Union University) and advocates for closing the racial wealth gap to make our world more financially equitable. She harnesses the power of financial knowledge to bring connections, application, and education to establish generational wealth for black families. A traumatic brain injury survivor, Ruby is a disabled Black, queer woman, wife, mother, daughter, aunt, sister, and friend who is driven to make our world more equal, joyful, and just. She is a motivational speaker and has partnered with financial brands, including Wells Fargo, and has been featured in several leading publications, including The Motley Fool, Inc.com, Fast Company, Mashable.com and more. Originally from the Bronx, NY, Ruby resides in Baltimore, MD, with her wife, Dr. Sheila Graham, and two children.