15th Annual Young Women* and Money Conference

Wanting to start your financial literacy journey? Looking to brush up on your skills and knowledge? Looking for a fun and empowering environment to financially grow and learn?

Look no further!



This year’s conference is on

Saturday, November 5th, 2022

9 am – 4 pm

Location: YWCA Berkeley/Oakland

2600 Bancroft Way Berkeley, CA 94704

About the conference

Using the lessons that we have learned from the past year and feedback from previous attendees, we are excited to host this year’s conference on November 5th entirely in-person at our building in Berkeley!

The goal of this conference is to provide young women with the opportunity to strengthen their financial literacy and independence. This unforgettable event includes a keynote speaker, interactive workshop presentations from financial professionals of all backgrounds and experiences, a breakfast bar and catered lunch, networking opportunities, and raffle prizes throughout the day.  We welcome both new faces, as well as returning attendees, and no financial knowledge is required to attend. In fact, some of our attendees have attended our conference as many as SIX times!

Conference Includes:

  • Fantastic Keynote Speakers
  • Interactive Workshops
  • Amazing Door Prizes From Our Donors
  • Financial Resources and Giveaways
  • Catered Lunch & Breakfast Bar
  • And More!

Topics Include: 

  • Investing 101
  • Financial Trauma and Moving On From It
  • The 4 Mantras for Financial Empowerment
  • Salary Negotiations and Career Financial Planning
  • Strange Times: How to Stop Worrying and Trust the Market 
  • And More!

You could win raffle prizes such as…

  • Gift cards and certificates to local businesses 
  • Consignment Kate Spade Bag
  • Themed gift baskets 
  • And more!


Ticket Information and Pricing


Tickets have sold out the past 13 years! Get your all access pass today for a chance to win the most prizes.

Please read the ticket information carefully as we offer both paid and free tickets for the conference to ensure no one is turned away for a lack of funds. 

One ticket includes access to the conference for ONE person. Included in this ticket is a breakfast bar, catered lunch, automatic entry into raffle for prize giveaways, a Young Women and Money Conference swag bag, and more!

**Note: The YWCA Berkeley/Oakland will follow Alameda County COVID-19 guidelines as they exist on the day of the conference, November 5th, 2022**


Ticket Prices: 

Under 18:          $15 SOLD OUT!
Ages 18-30:         $20 SOLD OUT!
Ages 31+:  $35 SOLD OUT!
Sponsor An Attendee: $20 SOLD OUT!

Sponsor An Attendee

Purchase a scholarship for a young woman to attend the Young Women and Money Conference. 

While we offer free tickets for those who are financially restricted, we have limited quantities, so sponsoring an attendee would provide an extra free pass and opportunity for a young woman to attend our conference! 

Note: This ticket will donate one all access pass to the conference to a young woman.


Need A FREE Ticket? 

If your financial situation is preventing you from attending the conference, don’t worry as we are providing FREE tickets! We don’t want to turn away young women from this educational and empowering opportunity because of lack of funds. 

To apply for a FREE ticket, fill out the google form below and we will reach out to you with next steps. Information shared on the google form is kept confidential. While supplies last so apply today!

We apologize but we are SOLD OUT OF FREE TICKETS

The FREE ticket is an all day access ticket for ONE person. Like all general tickets it includes the breakfast bar, catered lunch, automatic entry into raffle for prize giveaways, swag bag, and more! 


Next Steps 

Once you have purchased your ticket, congratulations as you are one step closer to achieving your financial goals with an amazing cohort of women by your side! 

Look out for an email in the coming weeks for an attendee packet that contains event day of information and logistics. If you have any questions, concerns, or need further event barrier assistance please reach out to ywmoney@ywca-berkeley.org 

Sponsors and Contributors

We are looking for financial experts to present workshops at our annual Young Women* and Money Conference, as well as financial support so that we can continue to grow our amazing program. This conference relies on generous donations from community members and organizations. Please consider donating to support our program!


YWCA Champion Sponsor

This program was supported by the UC Berkeley Chancellor’s Community Partnership Fund.

*Our use of “girls” and “women” is inclusive of all cis and trans women, non-binary, gender non-conforming, gender queer, and any female-identified folks.