Women in Business Workshop – Financial advice for women -take control

Women in Business Workshop Series #5 – 16 October 2020 with Rachel Prendergast - Financial advice for women in business – now is the time to take control!

Rachel Prendergast

Rachel is an Associate Partner at Findex who specialises in financial advice for businesses of all sizes.  Finding ways to add value for her clients is her “why”!  And helping women reach their financial goals is especially close to her heart.

In this post-COVID world, it has been reported that the financial impact may hit women in business harder than men for a couple of reasons:  women tend to earn less in general, and there are more women in the sectors most affected, including retail and hospitality.  But there is good news also:  there are more women on boards now than ever, at least in the state sector - 49% as at 31 December 2019.  And a higher representation of women in business means more opportunity, and more opportunity can mean more financial security.

Rachel has been a member of the Central Otago team for 16 years with experience in adventure tourism, hospitality and accommodation, local and central government services and business strategy.  Having advised businesses through more than one economic downturn, she is uniquely qualified to deliver financial advice to women in business during this time.  Her passion for helping her clients is matched only by her passion for the outdoors and adventure activities where she is involved in a number of sporting and community organisations as an active member, volunteer and various governance roles.

Being based in Wanaka and covering the Central Otago region she also has exposure to business operations and the local economy, while also working with New Zealand wide clients, which provides her with an unparalleled scope of experience, variety and commercial knowledge.

In this financial workshop, Rachel will share information on how businesses have successfully emerged from previous economic challenges, and provide advice on how we can transition from pre- to post-COVID successfully.  Now is the time to take control and get finance savvy! 

16 October, 10am-12pm
Edgewater Resort

$35 Members
$50 Non-Members

RSVP essential below.

Friday, 16th October, 2020
10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Edgewater Pavilion, 54 Sargood Drive, Wanaka
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