According to the Census Bureau's 2019 American Community Survey, women comprise 48 percent of the U.S. workforce but just 27 percent of workers in STEM fields. Half as many women work in STEM jobs as would be expected if gender representation in STEM professions mirrored the overall workforce.
Lilani Wealth Management believes in empowering women and supports causes that help with their advancement. And what better way to support our future leaders than by lending a helping hand to the bright, motivated and hard working young individuals in our community? Our firm provides a scholarship to a female high school senior headed to college to study Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (S.T.E.M.), and is driven and determined to make a significant impact in those fields. Based on an essay, their overall academic status and leadership skills exhibited in community involvement, the recipients are:
Rashida Lilani has had the privilege of speaking to many groups throughout her career. She is passionate about educating and empowering individuals on the topics pertaining to financial planning. Her audiences have included the following, to name a few:
Rashida Lilani is a member of various community organizations and is involved in several projects, involving scholarships and educational funding for students in middle school all the way to four-year college.