The digital media brand kicked off the Future-Proofed series with a virtual panel and an extension of the Skimm Money Newsletter
May 24th, 2022 (New York, NY) – theSkimm, a mission-driven digital media company, announced the launch of a new franchise, Future-Proofed, as an extension to its Skimm Money offering. Future-Proofed helps bridge the gender and wealth knowledge gap, and offers resources needed to understand game-changing technology and trends in finance — including crypto, blockchain, web3, NFTs, and DAOs. To kick off the franchise, theSkimm hosted a virtual panel discussing the crypto gender gap, followed by a monthly newsletter focused on the evolution of and trends in money.
“theSkimm’s Future-Proofed franchise was designed to empower our audience as they make important financial decisions for themselves and their families,” said theSkimm co-founders and co-CEOs, Carly Zakin and Danielle Weisberg. “The future of money is changing and we continue to see women left out of spaces that will impact their wallets. Our mission is to equip them with the knowledge and power, creating confidence to not only join the conversation but secure a seat at the table (and Discord servers).”
The virtual event, “Future-Proofed: Closing the Crypto Gender Gap,” helped millennial women decipher how blockchain will impact the future of money and how they can get involved in crypto investments. The 45-minute panel discussion, which took place on May 17, 2022 at 7:30pm ET, included topics ranging from the scope of the crypto gap and its consequences to blockchain equality, and what’s next, moderated by theSkimm’s Alex Carr – host of the Skimm This podcast – and featured crypto experts including:
Laura Shin, Author, Crypto Journalist, and Host of “Unchained”
Maggie Love, Founder of SheFi
Magdalena “Mags” Kala, Venture Investor
Following the panel discussion, theSkimm debuted Skimm Money: Future-Proofed on Sunday, May 22, 2022. Available to Skimm Money subscribers once a month, Skimm Money: Future-Proofed takes the weekly newsletter — which provides tips for building wealth and breaks down how the news cycle affects bank accounts — one step further by empowering readers with information on how money is evolving. In this new era of digital wallets, cryptocurrency, decentralized finance, Web3, and more, Future-Proofed will equip readers with the information they need to stay ahead of the financial curve and well-versed in the money trends of the future, so they can make important financial decisions.
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