Thu, Sep 29|
Online Meeting (Live)
Financial & Digital Empowerment for Small Business Owners
During this session, you will learn ways to strengthen both your personal and professional financial practices. You will also be introduced to Mastercard’s Digital Doors program -- e-commerce capabilities, products, and resources that can help empower your business to thrive online.
Time & Location
Sep 29, 2022, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Online Meeting (Live)
About the event
During this session, you will learn ways to strengthen both your personal and professional financial practices. You will also be introduced to Mastercard’s Digital Doors program -- e-commerce capabilities, products, and resources that can help empower your business to thrive online. This workshop also provides an overview of other important topics like the importance of a digital presence, accepting digital payments, and cyber security.
- Personal finance best practices for business owners
- Basics of business accounting & key financial statements
- Importance of digital presence and accepting digital payments
- Introduction to fraud prevention/cyber security
About Our Presenters:
Jimmy Chow is the Director of Community Relations at Mastercard. In this role, he helps promote financial empowerment and equity among underserved communities, through literacy, resources, and access to electronic payments technology via the Master Your Card community empowerment program.
Mercedes Garcia is Vice President Community Relations at Mastercard. In this role, she is responsible for developing relationships with community organizations via the Master Your Card (MYC) financial education program. This program provides information about how consumers and business owners can get the most from their money by educating themselves in key financial education topics, and through the smart use of electronic payments technology.
She has been with Mastercard for 28 years, 10 of which she has devoted to financial empowerment and to being Mastercard’s spokesperson for financial education programs for Hispanics, African Americans, Youth, Small Business owners and underserved groups. She led the development of these educational programs and has personally conducted training sessions for thousands of people.
Mastercard is a global technology company in the payments industry. Our mission is to connect and power an inclusive, digital economy that benefits everyone, everywhere by making transactions safe, simple, smart, and accessible. Using secure data and networks, partnerships and passion, our innovations and solutions help individuals, financial institutions, governments, and businesses realize their greatest potential. Our decency quotient, or DQ, drives our culture and everything we do inside and outside of our company. With connections across more than 210 countries and territories, we are building a sustainable world that unlocks priceless possibilities for all.
Master Your Card is a community empowerment education program sponsored by Mastercard, that works with committed partners nationwide to bring information about the benefits of electronic payments technology for underserved communities to build brighter financial futures. The program has facilitated presentations and workshops in numerous cities around the country, provided financial education to tens of thousands of students and reached millions through partners’ initiatives and education materials.