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The TechGirl Financial Podcast - Season 4

Designed specifically for Women in Technology the “TechGirl Financial Podcast,” provides financial planning and wealth management insights empowering listeners to live a work-optional lifestyle.

The program curates current financial themes, discusses important investment and planning concepts, and candid interviews with clients, partners, and industry thought leaders.

Episode 1- Innovation Nation

The 4th season of the TechGirl Financial podcast will be centered around Innovation and its ongoing impact at home, at work and in our communities. Despite the global pandemic that has led to economic hardship for individuals and businesses around the world, we continue to seek the silver linings brought about by adversity in the fields of health care, communications, technology, business and education to name a few. 

Join us, and our special guests, this season as we explore how innovation is driving the wheels of industry and keeping our nation moving forward.

Episode 2- Big Ideas in Innovation

Although 2020 will be remembered as the year of the Coronavirus pandemic, behind the scenes in labs, tech incubators and companies around the world, new innovations and processes are developing that will have long lasting repercussions on our everyday lives.  From deep learning to automation, 3D printing to next generation DNA sequencing, we are living in a new age of innovation.  Join us as we explore 10 BIG ideas for innovation that are already making headlines and will likely make a lasting impact on how we work, play live, and engage with one another.

Episode 3- Conversation with Asra Nadeem

As part of our Innovation Series this season, we are thrilled to have Asra Nadeem join us on the program.  Asra is the first female Pakistani venture capitalist and global speaker who has spoken on the TEDx stage.  She is President at DraperU, a pre-accelerator and co-founder of Opus.AI, a deep-tech company whose proprietary technology turns text into movies and 3D scenes in real-time.  We are very excited to have her on the program as we explore how technology is changing the future of entertainment and business via story-driven content trends and the hurdles that still need to be overcome.

Episode 4- Conversation with Angelica Sirotin

In today’s podcast we welcome Angelica Sirotin, a Gen Z Digitalization Expert, Venture Entrepreneur, Executive Producer, and Co-Founder of the Digital Pioneers Network. Angelica is one of the select few pioneering voices providing novel insights on Gen Z in the critical areas of digital transformation, education, and the future of work. Raised in technology, our conversation explores how Gen Z digital natives are changing the workplace and the long-term impact of their generation.

Episode 5- Adriana Gascoigne of Girls in Tech

Today we are thrilled to welcome Adriana Gascoigne, founder and CEO of Girls in Tech, a global non-profit dedicated to empowering, educating, and mentoring women in the technology industry. In our conversation Adriana shares how Girls in Tech has evolved from its early Silicon Valley roots to a global network across six continents with over 60,000 members, and how they are empowering women in tech face the challenges of our world.  Join us for this inspiring conversation with a rising tech star.

Episode 6- Investing in Innovation

n the financial services industry, we often disclose that when it comes to investing, past performance is not indicative of future results.  When it comes to investing in innovation, not only is this true but can provide a strategic advantage because you are investing in what CAN happen, not what HAS happened. In today’s podcast we explore the innovation premium that companies can offer by expanding their intellectual capital and investing in research and development. We talk about companies that have failed to innovate in the past, and the high price they paid for the lack of innovation, and what companies and industries are ripe for disruption in the future.

As a listener, you are part of the process and we encourage you to ask questions, make comments and offer suggestions for future shows. To participate, please send an e-mail to or join the conversation on Twitter with Victor Gaxiola (@victorgaxiola) and Kim Gaxiola (@kimgaxiola) using the hashtag #AskTGF. We also encourage you to follow us on Facebook and connect with us on LinkedIn.

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