Have you ever felt that the only way to “belong” is to change the way you speak, dress, act or have different ideals? If yes, get ready. Today, we are talking about the lies of assimilation with an incredible Latina who, with the power of research, will change your perspective on the subject with a bit of history about our Latino community.
Julissa Arce is a best-seller author, activist, and social change maker and she is here today to share with us her experiences/lessons around money and what led her to a career in Wall Street. She also shares the biggest takeaway that she wants people to take when reading her new book: You Sound Like a White Girl – A Case for Rejecting Assimilation.
What you’ll learn about in today’s episode:
- The money and life lessons she learned working with her parents selling funnel cakes
- What led her to a career in Wall Street and an interest in finance
- The biggest takeaway that Julissa wants people to take when reading her new book: You Sound Like a White Girl-A Case for Rejecting Assimilation
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↳The money and life lessons she learned working with her parents selling funnel cakes. [3:19]
↳What led her to a career in Wall Street and an interest in finance. [7:36]
↳The obstacles on Wall Street as a Latina and how she overcame them. [12:21]
↳What led her to create the Ascend Education Fund and its main focus. [15:12]
↳The biggest takeaway that Julissa wants people to take when reading her new book:You Sound Like a White Girl-A Case for Rejecting Assimilation. [21:19]
↳Which one of the three lies discussed in her book you should pay close attention to. [28:05]
↳What kind of personal growth she had in writing this book. [31:15]
Resources From This Episode:
Connect with Julissa: Julissa Arce
**Buy Julissa’s book: You Sound Like a White Girl: The Case for Rejecting Assimilation
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