This episode we dive into the complex relationship between money and women.
Women have a complicated relationship with money. There's a long way to go when it comes to the wage gap, wealth gap, women entrepreneurs getting funding, and female investors. Nell and Simone discuss mentors, negotiating, and career development, all through the lens of gender and race.
In this episode of The Inspiring Capital Podcast, Nell Derick Debevoise (CEO & Founder of Inspiring Capital) talked with Simone Nicole McGurl. Simone is a specialist stakeholder engagement, governance, and business development, currently the director of board relations at the Environmental Defense Fund. She is a board member of the Ms Foundation and adjunct professor at NYU Wagner.
Our Top Quotes from Episode 3:
“It’s not just money that matters. How do we evolve our assumption of capitalism?” - Simone Nicole McGurl
"When you make the ask, stop talking." - Simone Nicole McGurl
“Be 10% braver, once.” - Simone Nicole McGurl
“How do we help white guys who are investors, look around the room and say, ‘Huh, this is a blind spot… a missed market opportunity.' Women of color are the fastest growing segment of the entrepreneurial market, and that’s just a business fact, not a ‘do good’ fact.” - Simone Nicole McGurl
Resources that Simone Referenced:
- Larry Fink's Letter to CEOs
- The Leader's Guide to Radical Management: Reinventing the Workplace for the 21st Century by Steven Denning
Women Entrepreneurs, Examples Not Exception, Gayle Tzemach Lemmon
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