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The Money Doula® Blog covers a variety of topics including aligning our assets with our values and investing for the world in which we want to live.

July 17, 2020

 Originally Published By Confluence Philanthropy

I grew up without money, and so earning a living—rather than investing—was a primary pursuit for me. While I recall my parents arguing over who would pick up the food stamps, both were very entrepreneurial and scrappy. Th...

June 9, 2020

From taking a knee, to blacking out our social media, to raising our fists in protest, many of us are experiencing outrage, frustration, anguish and empathy for all that is unfolding in our country. From committing to learn about white privilege, to taking steps to dis...

 Originally Published by Proxy Preview 

In the finance industry, there is a mind-boggling 32 percent gap between women represented in entry level roles and women in the executive suite; women make up 56 percent of entry level positions and 24 percent of executives....

November 29, 2019

Today, on #BlackFriday, many of us stayed home relaxing after having just celebrated Thanksgiving. At Nia we love Thanksgiving — the day that marks the beginning of the holiday season and offers encouragement to us all to both count our blessings and to share all we ar...

June 11, 2019

Nia Impact Capital is a proud sponsor of the Unconference, an inspiring and ground breaking event whose goal is to dismantle white supremacy. Organized by the Dismantle Collective, this gathering is an opportunity for constructive dialogue among people of color and whi...

April 1, 2019

Marie Kondo, with her New York Times bestselling book and wildly popular Netflix show, is sparking joy a

cross the nation. With her simple, yet highly effective organizing plan, she is inviting all of us to experience the “Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up.”

I personally...

March 25, 2019

For lent this year I gave up two things: alcohol and the patriarchy. The wine and cocktails part is pretty standard. Even non-lent practicing folk get the concept of the mocktail. My decision to give up the patriarchy has had a different reaction.

"You did what?" I have...

January 23, 2019

Started in 2017 as a protest against the inauguration of a president whose actions were offensive to many, the Women’s March, now in its third year, has gained momentum as an inclusive movement for civil rights. Officially advocating for the rights of women, immigrants...

January 16, 2019

January is the time many of us set resolutions and intentions; things we want to do better, ways we want to grow, new habits to take on or incorporate. In California, we often set health-related goals: new exercise routines, new gym memberships, yoga commitments, plans...

September 21, 2018

Last week, here in San Francisco, I had the privilege of participating in the Global Climate Action Summit. Corporate executives, elected officials, environmentalists, investors, activists and concerned citizens all traveled to the Bay Area to meet, to join marches, to...