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WCMAspire Session 3: Investing & Saving Throughout Your Career

Wednesday, February 8th 2023
5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Virtual, ON

The Starting Point - what you need to know about money to get started.

This talk discusses inflation, and why that means you need to invest. We discuss realistic retirement scenarios and their implications for women and investing.

Kristine Beese

CEO, Untangle Money

As the CEO of Untangle Money, Kristine helps women reduce their financial anxiety. She is a passionate feminist and believes that a key pillar of gender equality lies in the realm of money and the power it holds. She aims to revolutionize the conversation around women and wealth, by removing the stigma that women shouldn't talk about money.

Kristine has international experience working in the engineering, capital markets, and wealth management industries. Within capital markets she has worked in equity (equity research), debt (fixed income, rates, repo), and funding positions in both Canada and the UK.

Kristine holds an MBA from the Ivey School of Business and an Engineering Physics degree from Queens University and a Professional Engineer designation. She represented Western Canada at the Canadian Figure Skating Championships in the Senior Pairs category. She is also a member of Mensa.

About WCMAspire
WCMAspire, a newly launched event series in 2018, consists of 5 sessions over a 8-month period, designed to provide participants with tools to achieve their career goals and accelerate their careers. WCMAspire is designed for entry-level female professionals currently employed in Canadian capital markets. WCMAspire events are eligible only to those who have been accepted into the event series

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