27 min

Improving Financial Literacy in Africa With Arese Ugwu (Founder of Smart Money Africa‪)‬ Afropolitan

    • Society & Culture

Arese Ugwu

Quote - “Afropolitan means showcasing the brilliance of Africa on a
global stage.”


The Afropolitan Podcast spotlights Afropolitans who aren’t afraid to
step into the unknown and walk in purpose. With this podcast we hope
to empower Africans in the Diaspora to harness their full potential
and contribute to the development of a bold and progressive black
community.


Our guests will share their working formulas, the hard facts about
leaving familiar terrain, embracing the unknown, and staying relevant
afterwards.


This episode features Arese Ugwu, Founder of Smart Money Africa; an
edutainment platform providing financial literacy and education for
the African millennial.


Arese is a graduate from Aston Business School and University College
London and has previous experience with leading African financial
services brands before transitioning to Smart Money Africa.


She is passionate about creating content and avenues that break down
financial barriers for African youths especially women.


Listen and enjoy as Arese Ugwu talks to us about Smart Money tribe and
her thoughts on financial literacy for the African millennial.


Arese’s Reading List


The Smart Money Woman: An African girl's journey to financial freedom
by Arese Ugwu

https://amzn.to/3UAVTdJ


The Rich Are Different: A Priceless Treasury of Quotations and
Anecdotes About the Affluent, the Posh, and the Just Plain Loaded by
Jon Winokur

https://amzn.to/3AbZSpd


Sex and Vanity: A Novel by Kevin Kwan

https://amzn.to/3trG6lD


Show Notes

1:30 Upbringing and background

2:59 Start of Smart Money Africa

6:35 Challenges/process of self-publishing a book

12:24 Netflix picking up the The Smart Money Woman series

16:26 Balancing multiple roles professionally and personally

17:50 Financial advice for young people

19:11 Season Two of The Smart Money Woman

19:57 First encounter with failure and lesson learnt

20:45 Title of the book about your life

21:45 Reading list

23:20 What does being Afropolitan mean to you

24:00 Beauty of South Africa


The Afropolitan Podcast is hosted by Eche Emole, co-founder of Afropolitan.

Listen and subscribe to the show on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Jamit, or
wherever you get your podcasts.


Want to learn more about Afropolitan?


Twitter - https://twitter.com/afropolitan

Website - https://www.afropolitan.io/

Arese Ugwu

Quote - “Afropolitan means showcasing the brilliance of Africa on a
global stage.”


The Afropolitan Podcast spotlights Afropolitans who aren’t afraid to
step into the unknown and walk in purpose. With this podcast we hope
to empower Africans in the Diaspora to harness their full potential
and contribute to the development of a bold and progressive black
community.


Our guests will share their working formulas, the hard facts about
leaving familiar terrain, embracing the unknown, and staying relevant
afterwards.


This episode features Arese Ugwu, Founder of Smart Money Africa; an
edutainment platform providing financial literacy and education for
the African millennial.


Arese is a graduate from Aston Business School and University College
London and has previous experience with leading African financial
services brands before transitioning to Smart Money Africa.


She is passionate about creating content and avenues that break down
financial barriers for African youths especially women.


Listen and enjoy as Arese Ugwu talks to us about Smart Money tribe and
her thoughts on financial literacy for the African millennial.


Arese’s Reading List


The Smart Money Woman: An African girl's journey to financial freedom
by Arese Ugwu

https://amzn.to/3UAVTdJ


The Rich Are Different: A Priceless Treasury of Quotations and
Anecdotes About the Affluent, the Posh, and the Just Plain Loaded by
Jon Winokur

https://amzn.to/3AbZSpd


Sex and Vanity: A Novel by Kevin Kwan

https://amzn.to/3trG6lD


Show Notes

1:30 Upbringing and background

2:59 Start of Smart Money Africa

6:35 Challenges/process of self-publishing a book

12:24 Netflix picking up the The Smart Money Woman series

16:26 Balancing multiple roles professionally and personally

17:50 Financial advice for young people

19:11 Season Two of The Smart Money Woman

19:57 First encounter with failure and lesson learnt

20:45 Title of the book about your life

21:45 Reading list

23:20 What does being Afropolitan mean to you

24:00 Beauty of South Africa


The Afropolitan Podcast is hosted by Eche Emole, co-founder of Afropolitan.

Listen and subscribe to the show on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Jamit, or
wherever you get your podcasts.


Want to learn more about Afropolitan?


Twitter - https://twitter.com/afropolitan

Website - https://www.afropolitan.io/

27 min

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