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Financial Fitness for the Freelancers - Women Who Code Portland

200 SW Market Street
200 SW Market Street
Portland, Oregon 97201, US (map)



Do you have the know-how to direct your financial future?

Are your personal and business finances in order?

In this seminar you will learn how to take over the financial reigns and build the life you were meant to lead. We will discuss Financial Literacy, budgeting 101, cash-flow, tax advantages, risk management.

Arm yourself with the financial knowledge to take on every twist and turn life gives with grace and class.


5:30 – 6:00: Doors Open, Networking + Food

6:00 – 6:15: Intro from Women Who Code + Northwestern Mutual

6:15 – 8:00: "Financial Fitness for the Freelancers" by Charlene + Lauren

8:00 – 8:30: More Networking + Closing Remarks

About Northwestern Mutual

Get everything you need from insurance to investments, all in one place. Northwestern Mutual puts people first with financial strength and a long-term view.

About the Presenters

Charlene Quaresma joined Northwestern Mutual 2012 in Portland, Oregon’s Mahaffey Network office. She is a licensed Advisor and holds her FINRA (Financial Industry Regulatory Authority) Series 6, 63 and 65 certifications.

Lauren Ford joined Northwestern Mutual in 2016 in Portland, Oregon’s Mahaffey Network office. She is a transplant from upstate New York, who enjoys exploring the wilderness with her three pups and fiancée. One of favorite parts of Portland are how many amazing people are here.

About Women Who Code Portland

Women Who Code is a global nonprofit dedicated to inspire women to excel in technology careers. We connect amazing women with other like-minded individuals around the globe who unite under one simple notion--the world of technology is better with women in it. In Portland, we organize monthly study nights, workshops, and networking nights, as well as hackathons and social events.

Who Should Attend?

Anyone and everyone is welcome to attend, as long as you support our mission and agree to follow our Code of Conduct.