Invest in Girls teaches high school girls financial concepts, exposes them to professional women role models, and introduces them to financial services companies and career paths in finance to empower them to become tomorrow's leaders.
As the Chief Executive Officer, Ms. Hoffman is charged with the ongoing implementation and strategizing of the IIG mission and goals; to provide young women with a strong financial knowledge base, successful female mentors, and exposure to financial services. Ms. Hoffman has previously held positions at Putnam Investments, Forrester Research and Commonwealth Financial Network.
Betsy comes to IIG from Belmont Day School, in Massachusetts. At Belmont Day she was the Director of Summer & External Programs, overseeing all of the school’s programming outside of the academic day –serving almost 800 children and 120 staff annually. She also served on the school’s administrative team – leading school wide initiatives. She has experience with hiring and managing staff, creating budgets, program design and facilitation, staff training, strategic planning and organization design.
Devon graduated from Ramapo College of New Jersey with a Bachelors degree in Political Science. During his undergrad years he would become President of three campus student organizations and serve on the Executive Boards of two others. It was there that he discovered his passion for educating and engaging people in the complex issues of the times.
Since moving to Massachusetts in 2012, Erin White has worked for a variety of educational nonprofits in partnership with public schools in Boston and Lawrence. With a BA in English from the University of Michigan and an MFA in Creative Writing from Columbia University, Erin also offers a creative perspective in the realm of personal finance, and believes there is no single kind of education or experience more valuable than the rest.
Lexie comes to IIG with a background in client service and program development in the financial world. Some of her employers include Lazard Asset Management, Bank of America and GRI Fund. Lexie is an alumna of one of IIG’s client schools and believes in the importance of financial education streamlined for girls.
Karen comes to IIG after spending ten years as a secondary social studies teacher in the Baltimore City and Howard County School Systems. She holds an Advanced Professional Certificate in Social Studies (7-12) with endorsements in Reading and Special Education. Ms. Daley has served as a content team leader and as a professional development model teacher for National Geographic Education.