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SHE TALKS: Bootstrapped Budgeting

  • Capital One Café 106 E 6th St #100 Austin, TX 78701 USA (map)

7 TO 9 PM ON THURSDAY NOV. 15, 2018

Produced by #bossbabesATX, SHE TALKS is an ongoing discussion-based personal and professional development series, tackling topics from finances to intersectional feminism.

On November 15 from 7 to 9 PM at the Capital One Café, we’re bringing you SHE TALKS: Bootstrapped Budgeting. In this session, we’ll open the conversation with a candid discussion about some of the practical and emotional barriers that keep us from making money moves as creatives, professionals and small-business owners. What we can do to better prepare ourselves for financial stability? We’ll also close the session with a budgeting exercise and some hands-on next steps.


Allegra Moet Brantly (founder of The ElleFactor & Ladies Get Paid ATX), panelist
Allegra Moet Brantly’s personal “why” is to help 100,000 women achieve early financial freedom. She is the founder of The ElleFactor, a female financial society empowering women to get active with their money and ElleFactor Circles, a new wealth-building accountability concept. She founded the ATX chapter of Ladies Get Paid and is their Texas-based salary negotiation coach working to close the gender wage gap and advance women.

Kara Perez (founder of We Bravely Go), panelist
Kara Perez is the founder of Bravely, a pop-up financial literacy event company. Kara works as a financial coach and writer, and Bravely has hosted events across the US. Bravely's mission is to give women practical and actionable financial advice to take control of their lives. Find Kara and learn more about Bravely at or @webravelygo on Instagram.

Kaysha Patel (founder of Stretch Yoga ATX), panelist
Kaysha Patel is the founder of Stretch Yoga ATX; she recently led a session on business growth and bootstrapped budgeting during our summer WORK conference, particularly exploring her story as a self-funded entrepreneur. You can learn more at

Jane Hervey (founder of #bossbabesATX and group work), moderator
Jane Hervey is a multidisciplinary artist and writer. Her work is informed by history, wildlife, politics of space, romance and being a bad woman. She is the founder and Executive Director of #bossbabesATX, an organization that works to amplify women and nonbinary creatives, entrepreneurs and community organizers. In addition to her work at #BBATX, and her creative practice as a musician and writer, Hervey is a communications and experience designer, specializing in community-building and messaging for nonprofit, arts and entertainment organizations. You can learn more about her work as a designer here:

Amanda Dewoody, ACC, Money Coach with Capital One
Amanda Dewoody launched the Austin Money Coaching program at Capital One where she has helped 100's of clients improve their relationship with money.  She pulls from her training as a life coach, years of self-employment and experience with startups to help clients gain clarity and achieve their goals.


Tickets for this session are $5 and contribute toward #bossbabesATX’s continued programming.


About #bossbabesATX: We're a little nonprofit in Texas that amplifies and connects women and nonbinary creatives, entrepreneurs and organizers Our event series, showcases, strategic collaborations and professional development programs provide a platform of visibility, outreach and financial opportunity to 1000+ emerging women and nonbinary creatives, entrepreneurs and organizers per year. On top of that goodness, the public-at-large is invited to participate and learn more about how gender inequality affects their daily lives. More than 10,000+ community members annually attend our showcases, markets and dialogues—and in the last three years, our programs generated an additional $1million for the Austin economy. There is power in our shared experiences. We were named "Best Bossy Babes" of 2015 by The Austin Chronicle, were selected by The White House to attend the United State of Women Summit in June 2016 and inducted into the City of Austin's Hall of Fame in 2017. Learn more at