Manisha and Sharon are on a mission to help American women learn how to live their lives from a position of financial strength. Together they have authored two books: GET FINANCIALLY NAKED: how to talk money with your honey (Adams Business, December 2009) and ON MY OWN TWO FEET: a modern girl’s guide to personal finance (Adams Business, June 2007).
|Manisha’s financial literacy advocacy work is focused on women and has been featured in national publications such as: The New York Times, The Boston Globe, Forbes, Glamour, Real Simple, and Women’s Day. Manisha’s national TV appearances include ABC, CNN, CNBC, Fox Business Network, and NBC. Manisha is also a regular contributor to the nationally syndicated NPR show “51% – The Women’s Perspective,” personal finance blogger at The Huffington Post, monthly columnist for Military.com, and periodic web contributor for NOW on PBS. Prior to this Manisha spent 15 years working in the financial services industry as an analyst, portfolio manager, and client service executive. Manisha received her BA from Wellesley College in 1992, her MBA from Harvard Business School in 1997 and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder. Manisha and her husband split their time between Houston, TX and Santa Fe, NM. For more information see: www.ManishaThakor.com|
|Sharon Kedar is a business executive, financial literacy advocate, and mother of two wonderful kids. Sharon’s work has been featured in such national media outlets as Business Week, U.S. News & World Report, NBC Nightly News, and Oprah & Friends Radio. Sharon has an MBA from Harvard Business School and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder. Sharon lives in San Francisco, CA with her husband and children.|