Keynote Speaker: Dr. Suzanne de Janasz, PhD (Professor of Management and Conflict Analysis & Resolution, George Mason University)
For nearly 30 years, Dr. de Janasz has engaged with individuals and organizations on six continents to improve processes and outcomes through enhanced leadership, negotiation, and persuasion capabilities. Her research and consulting often focuses on women—and their allies—and the actions and mind-shifts needed to level the playing field, creating a better, more innovative, and more sustainable future for everyone.
A highly sought-out speaker, Dr. de Janasz works with organizations such as Nestlé, Freddie Mac, BAE Systems, Credit, Deloitte, World Wildlife Fund, and publishes extensively in academic and practitioner journals (e.g., Harvard Business Review) and newspapers around the world.
Workshop #1: Tax Planning for Filmmakers
This session on taxes will review the business structures available to filmmakers/actors, contrasting the advantages and disadvantages of operating as a Corporation, an LLC and or as a sole proprietor; concepts in tax planning, including some particular to filmmakers; and retirement plans available. Instructed by Certified Public Accountant, Nancy L. Adams.
Nancy L. Adams is a Certified Public Accountant with over 30 years of public accounting experience. She is a partner at Sullivan, Field & Smith, LLC. Adams currently works with a significant number of clients in the film and television industry, including documentary and feature film companies, individual producers, actors and other industry personnel.
Workshop #2: Women and Finances
Over the last few decades, more and more women are taking financial control of their personal lives and transitioning this new found empowerment to starting their own businesses. At the same time, financial literacy is needed more than ever before. NYWIFT is working to help bring that education to you.
Please join long time NYWIFTsponsors Gail Linn, cfp® and bill fischer, cfp® as they present “women and finances”. This will be a 60 minute educational conversation on the basics of financial planning. This presentation will inform you about the key concepts you need to consider when it comes to saving for retirement, protecting your assets, growing your business, estate planning and more. they will clarify some of the more confusing financial issues we face every day and help you focus your efforts on your goals. Education is empowerment! By attending this educational chat, you will be more knowledgeable about the fundamental foundations of building your own financial plan. It is time to empower yourselves to build the financial life you have always wanted.
Certified Financial Planners Gail Linn and William Fischer at Fortis Lux Financial will inform you about the key concepts you need to consider when it comes to saving for retirement, protection strategies, business transition, estate planning, and more. They will clarify some of the more confusing financial issues we face every day and help you focus your efforts on your goals. The presentation will also cover tax savings strategies.
WIFVNE Members receive a discount! Please log in to learn how to register with your WIFVNE Member Discount.