Place-Based Investing to Close the Racial Wealth Gap


Many of us care deeply about the place where we live, but we’re not quite sure how to invest in our own community. Betty Francisco and Deborah Frieze of the Boston Impact Initiative will introduce existing and aspiring impact investors to the role integrated capital can play in building regenerative and equitable local economies. They’ll […]

Getting More From Your Retirement Funds with Erin Axelrod & Alex Wright-Gladstein

Many of our members have been investing through 401(k)s, IRAs, and other retirement accounts. As a result, they are interested knowing more about how this money can be invested in alignment with their values. That is particularly true for individuals who have to choose between employer-mandated options and for those who want more flexibility in […]

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Circle Leader Training Session #1


This is the first of two training sessions for Circle Leaders who will be facilitating Invest for Better Circles during the period October 2023-March 2024. In this training Invest for Better co-founder Janine Firpo will provide a brief overview of the 6-month curriculum and learning platform, and participants will participate in a demo of the […]

2023 Innovations in International Philanthropy Symposium

American Academy of Arts & Sciences 136 Irving Street, Cambridge, MA, United States

At the upcoming Innovations in International Symposium on September 7-8 in Cambridge, Ellen Remmer, co-founder of Invest for Better (IFB), will be co-leading a session with IFB Steering committee member Kathleen McQuiggan on “Investing with Your Values” and moderating a session on “Practicing Investing to reach the SDG’s” with Andy Behar of As You Sow (link), Lisa Hayles of Trillium Asset Management […]

$100 – $550

Circle Leader Training Session #2


This is the second of two training sessions for Circle Leaders who will be facilitating Invest for Better Circles during the period October 2023-March 2024.  Training will be led by Invest for Better co-founder Ellen Remmer, Program Director Jasmine Tanguay, and multidisciplinary expert/educator Jill Bamburg. EVENT DETAILS: September 14, 2023, 12:00 - 1:30 PM EDT […]

“EmpowerHER: Activate Your Money” Featuring Janine Firpo

Watson Block 256 North 1st Avenue, Minneapolis, MN, United States

Janine Firpo, co-founder of Invest for Better, will be joining DelRae Messer for "EmpowerHER: Activate Your Money. Invest in Your Future, Invest in the World!" event. The event will start with a panel discussion moderated by DelRae Messer. Participants include: Janine Firpo, Co-Founder, Invest for Better Brittany Howard, Owner, Victory Business Solutions Dr. Anna Thurmes, […]


Finding a Values-Aligned Financial Advisor


Finding a financial advisor can feel like a heavy lift, so the task keeps falling down our to-do list, even though it is a priority. The key to this course is accountability. Over a 3-month period, you work with other women to clarify what you want from a financial advisor, build a short-list of candidates, […]

RECORDING AVAILABLE NOW!!! Circle Leaders Info Session

Zoom (Link will be emailed to registered participants)

Watch recording: 2024 Feb 08 - Prospective Leader Information Session Would you like to lead your own IFB Circle? Have you longed for a trusted community of women with whom you can develop the confidence to move your money into purposeful investing? Have you already discovered the power of values-aligned investing and want to help […]