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Conversation Corner - Financial Literacy and the Gender Gap

  • 29 Oct 2021
  • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Online


  • Please note, the Conversation Corner presenter will be virtual, and to attend in person at the Rural Business Women's Centre, you will need to bring your laptop and headphones. Thank you!

Financial Literacy and the Gender Gap with Shannon Kennedy, Marketing and Project Manager, Consolidated Credit Union

Whether finances be related to business or personal - finances are one of the most important and most overlooked areas. With financial knowledge and skills you elevate both your business and confidence. Balancing family, life, business, and money is empowering and a crucial part of your overall wellbeing. Join us to explore:
-What is the "Financial Gender Gap"?
-Developing a relationship with money.
-Improving your financial literacy.
-How financial literacy is empowering.
-Setting yourself up for financial freedom and success.

Shannon Kennedy has been working in the Marketing & Communications field since 2016. Shannon is highly experienced in event management and execution, media relations, as well as social media management. Holding a Bachelor's Degree in Public Relations as well as a Certificate in Marketing from Mount Saint Vincent University, and a Certificate in Project Management Essentials from the University of Prince Edward Island, Shannon brings her knowledge, high energy, and quick problem solving skills to any task.

Outside of the office, Shannon is passionate about fitness and acts as the Vice President of Dodgeball PEI, is a huge bibliophile and typically reads about a book a week, and can often be found cuddling one of her three cats, or enjoying yet another cup of coffee.

NOTE: Registration is required to attend. A Zoom meeting link will be sent to you via email once you complete your online registration form. Presentation will be hybrid with the presenter participating virtually. If you would like to view this session from the Rural Women's Business Centre in Central Bedeque, please bring your own laptop.

Conversation Corner began as a small gathering around the kitchen table at our Rural Women's Business Centre in Central Bedeque in November 2019 and continues as an informal and informative platform for women in business to learn and share.

Do you have a business or workplace topic on your mind that you would like to discuss? Do you have a story to share? If you would like to be a guest on a future edition of Conversation Corner, please connect with Shelley Jessop, Manager, Rural Women's Business Centre at

CONVERSATION CORNER is made possible thanks to support from our presenting partner: