Center for Women & Wealth

In our feature article, the legendary Lauren Hutton shares travails from her multifaceted career as a model, an actress and an activist. As the first model to secure a contract, she has changed the landscape of the modeling industry for the better, has been honored by leading high-end fashion designers and is an influencer for beauty at all ages. Hutton also talks about her motivation through it all: to travel the world.

Liz O’Donnell, the founder of Working Daughter and the author of “Working Daughter: A Guide to Caring for Your Aging Parents While Earning a Living,” has created a community for women who are balancing caregiving, career and more. We recently sat down with her to discuss why eldercare and the 44 million caregivers in the United States deserve a spotlight.

In this issue’s “By the Numbers” infographic, we chronicle the strides women have made in leadership over the years and across multiple industries.

Estate planning is about more than taxes. In “Resilient Estate Planning in the Face of Unexpected Life Events,” BBH Wealth Planners Ali Hutchinson and Stacia Kroetz discuss the importance of flexibility in planning. The future is unknowable, but centering your plan on your values and communicating regularly with your fiduciary and your family will set your family on the path to success.

This issue also includes an excerpt from Jules Pieri’s recent book, “How We Make Stuff Now,” about how entrepreneurs grow and scale their businesses. Pieri is the co-founder and CEO of The Grommet, an online marketplace for innovative products. As an entrepreneur and investor herself, she shares her insights into the world of entrepreneurship, being a founder and CEO and growing a business.

Finally, in “Five Questions,” Maura Cunningham, founder and CEO of Rock The Street, Wall Street (RTSWS) – a nonprofit organization that enhances high school girls’ financial literacy – discusses the importance of increasing girls’ confidence in the M in STEM, engaging the next generation to pursue a career in finance and her journey in building RTSWS.

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