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Home Being First Gen: Financial Empowerment

Home Being First Gen: Financial Empowerment

Join alumni from Brown, Columbia, and Princeton as well as members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Alumni Association for a First Gen reception and panel discussion focused on personal finance and empowerment. This event follows up to our hit summer event on the First Gen experience in the professional world.

Our panel of experts includes:

  • Joseph Bautista, Financial Advisor for First Command Financial Services
  • Chithalina Coleman, Real Estate Agent, Director of Admissions & Tutoring for Kingsbury Day School, as well as CEO/Founder of Ms. K’s Special Education Consulting
  • Thomas Ariale, Loan Officer for Home Savings & Trust Mortgage
  • Tolu Adeyemi, Vice President and Senior Client Advisor for PNC Wealth Management
  • Scott Astrada, Economic Policy Advisor for the U.S. Senate Democratic Leadership
  • Sandy McDougall, Money Coach, Entrepreneur

All are welcome, so bring your friends! Free admission but please RSVP at the link above.


The Brown University Club of Washington D.C. fosters community and furthers intellectual curiosity and exploration among Brown University alumni and their friends in the greater Washington D.C. area

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The club organizes a variety of events throughout the year, including social events, cultural events, sporting events, alumni spotlight events, and educational events, as well as ongoing programs such as the Brown DC Book club.

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