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.

September 8, 2018

Originally published in The Mercury News and East Bay Times.


California Senate Bill 826 provides a golden opportunity to achieve gender parity in the boardroom.

The bill, awaiting the signature of Gov. Jerry Brown, would require every publicly held corporation in...

August 22, 2018

This week I had the great privilege of joining the American Rivers board and staff on the American River in California’s gold country. American Rivers is a national non-profit  organization combining advocacy with field work in key river basins to protect wild rivers,...

June 17, 2018

Today we celebrate our fathers.

In preparing for Fathers’ Day this year, I wrote a letter to my dad listing some of the many things I have learned from him about financial markets and investment theory. In writing to him, I explained that what I do as an impact investor...

April 5, 2018

Originally published in Green Money Journal

While many of us have been at this for a while now, 2018 is the year we stand to make significant progress in our efforts to bring more women into the financial fold. The #MeToo movement has brought attention to women’s equal...

March 30, 2018

Originally published in

In the 30 days since the Parkland, Fla. school massacre, we have seen an incredible level of activism led by Florida high school students and students across the country.

The resulting backlash toward the National Rifle Associ...

March 5, 2018

Originally published in Wall Street Journal  

My father, Blair Hull, founded Hull Trading Co. in 1985, and by the time I was 14, I was learning about puts and calls, and later spending summers on the trading floor. Investing was a means by which I could connect wit...

February 28, 2018

Image credit: Daily Kos

In the days since the most recent Florida school massacre, we have seen an incredible level of activism for school safety lead by Florida high school students. From marching on Washington to push for sensible gun laws, to calling for boycotts of...

January 29, 2018


First appeared in Advisor Perspectives

The recent announcement that, by 2020, New York City will be the first city to divest from fossil fuels for its pension plans –at $189 billion among the largest in the world – sends an unmistakable message that a stronger economy...

January 27, 2018

Saturday we marched. Again. This time, though, the atmosphere was different. Instead of reacting, the forward momentum of movement building was palpable.

Last year, record numbers of us came together in cities across the nation and the world to form the first Women’s Ma...

January 24, 2018

First appeared in Family Wealth Report

Should you divest your portfolio of fossil fuel securities? 

That is the question on the minds of individual and institutional investors this week after New York City moved decisively away from fossil fuels. Mayor Bill de Blasio ann...