Manisha Thakor is on a mission to help American women learn how to live their lives from a position of financial strength. Through her books, articles, tv & radio appearances, speeches, and blog – Manisha is trying to inspire women to take charge of their money.
Manisha’s financial literacy advocacy work has been featured in national publications such as: The New York Times, BusinessWeek, US News & World Report, Glamour, Real Simple, and Women’s Day. Manisha’s national TV appearances on the subject of women & money include, CNN’s Your Bottom Line, CNBC’s Power Lunch, NBC Nightly News, ABC’s America This Morning and Fox Business Network . Manisha is also a regular personal finance blogger on The Huffington Post, a regular contributor to the nationally syndicated NPR show "51% – The Women’s Perspective," and a monthly columnist for Military.com
Manisha has over 15 years of experience working in the financial services industry. At various points in her career Manisha has worked as an analyst, portfolio manager, and client relations executive for institutional money management firms with billions in assets under management. Manisha received her BA from Wellesley College in 1992, her MBA from Harvard Business School in 1997 and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder. Manisha and her husband split their time between Houston, TX and Santa Fe, NM.