Economic loss due to the pandemic hit women hard. This educational tool aims to help
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While the COVID-19 pandemic has had dire economic consequences worldwide, its impact on women has been especially harsh, setting back strides made towards gender and economic equity. Carly Zakin and Danielle Weisberg, co-founders of TheSkimm, a digital media company aimed at millennial women, join to discuss the recent launch of SkimmU, a free online financial education series for women impacted by the pandemic.
Danielle Weisberg:

Yeah, that's a great point. We really take the perspective at theSkimm that we're not experts, it's impossible and it's unnecessary to try to be an expert in every single area of your life. What we try to do is to make sure that our audience is armed with enough of the right information and the confidence to be able to make the decisions that are right for themselves and their family. And that looks different in many different types of situations that our millions of Skimmers are in every single day.

When we first started the company, we thought about what we wanted to do,…
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