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Supporting Women through Political Advocacy with Fiona Ma, California State Treasurer

How Women Inspire: Invest, Lead, Give

You may have heard that many business owners are leaving the state of California; but I wonder if you’ve heard that there are more small businesses being created in California than ever before? Today we sit down to talk with Fiona Ma, California state Treasurer, about her thoughts on how to support women leaders and small businesses, and how you can help advocate for those who need your support.  That’s why episode 06 of How Women Inspire Podcast is about political advocacy you can do through your own networks! In this episode of How Women Inspire Podcast, Fiona Ma is sharing the importance of being a fierce political advocate and actionable steps you can take right now to support female political leaders in your area. Some of the talking points Fiona and I go over in this episode include:How Fiona learned from her parents to love both the people and the profession, and how she took that advice and upbringing to become a CPA and the California state treasurer.The importance Fiona has found through keeping her eye on the prize and pushing through to help her as she gets numb to some of the antics she encounters on social media in reference to her career.How Fiona has helped encourage diversity among leaders on public company boards, and how it all started with her leaving her first job because she didn’t see diversity in the boardrooms of that company.How we can help women in political seats make change that matters to us, and how best to fund their advances in the political arena. If you’ve ever been curious if politics should matter to you, or if you’ve ever wondered how to support your political leaders besides voting, this episode will open your eyes and share the wave of influence your political leaders have to change your state for the better. So be sure to tune in to all the episodes to hear even more about the points outlined above.Thank you for listening!If you enjoyed this episode, take a screenshot of the episode to post in your stories and tag me!  And don’t forget to subscribe, rate and review the podcast and tell me your key takeaways!CONNECT WITH Fiona Ma:WebsiteTwitterLinkedInCONNECT WITH JULIE CASTRO ABRAMS:LinkedIn - JulieHow Women LeadHow Women InvestHow Women GiveInstagram - HWLLinkedIn - HWLFacebook - HWL

40mins

2 Mar 2022

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Space Day, Recall Candidates Sue Secretary of State and Fiona Ma Faces Sexual Harassment Allegations

The WTF California Podcast

On this episode of WTF California, we talk about Jeff Bezos going into space in the Blue Origin’s New Shepard. We then get into candidates running in the Gavin Newsom recall election now suing the Secretary of State for various reasons from not being placed on the ballot to ballot designations -- such as Larry Elder, Kevin Faulconer and Kevin Paffrath . Family members of murder victims call Newsom soft on crime and now advocating for his removal. San Francisco vows to hire more police and target high tourism areas in safety plan. California Treasurer Fiona Ma sued for sexual harassment and California set to pay off unpaid utility bills. Articles Referenced from the Show California secretary of state faces lawsuits over recall candidate listing You can see tax returns for all 41 recall candidates, but not Gov. Newsom’s Family members of murder victims join Rescue California's efforts to recall Gov. Gavin Newsom California’s COVID surge would vault a dozen or more counties to restrictive purple tier San Joaquin County Grand Jury report critical of county’s COVID-19 response Let Them Breathe leader says kids need to ‘get back to normal’ amid latest mask guidance San Francisco to deploy more officers in high tourism areas as part of new safety plan California Treasurer Fiona Ma sued for sexual harassment by former employee Unpaid utility bills? California will pay off $2 billion to avoid shutoffs Law enforcement unions donate to California Democrats ahead of police reform vote Fresno County DA's Office files DUI charges against Kingsburg City Councilmember Jewel Hurtado Fresno police to help train young women to fight

56mins

20 Jul 2021

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Episode 3 with CA State Treasurer Fiona Ma

Persist Podcast with Denise Davis

Conversations with change-makers and game-changers, the Persist Podcast features people who are re-defining, trail-blazing, diversifying the dais, and impacting every aspect of the political arena. From elected officials to community activists, to non-profits, labor unions, and advocacy organizations, the Persist Podcast aims to inspire listeners to connect with and get involved in politics.

24mins

7 Jul 2021

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The JEDCAST: Episode 2 - A passion for public service with California State Treasurer Fiona Ma.

THE JEDCAST: A Dialogue With Changemakers

Host Jed Leano and Co-Host Dr. Audrey Jordan have a dialogue with California State Treasurer Fiona Ma. They find out about Treasurer Ma's background and her passion to help small businesses. They also discuss her start in politics and how important it is to gain a seat at the table. Treasurer Ma truly believes in the power of public service and getting things done.

36mins

14 Jun 2021

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Episode 2: A California State Treasure(er). Fiona Ma

KABATALKS

Fiona Ma, California State Treasurer has one very big job.  Today she gets comfortable at the table for a discussion of pressing issues, career and more with brothers Brian and John Kabateck.  She shares successes, concerns and a few surprises we'll bet you never knew as the conversation gets personal.  Hop on in and join the discussion.

24mins

11 May 2021

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Combating California Exodus—with State Treasurer Fiona Ma

GlobalSF : So Future

Register for the new economy conference at https://www.globalsf.biz/session-3-nec Darlene and Bruce recap Session 2 of the New Economy Conference and share their key takeaways from the conference so far. This week’s session featured California Lieutenant Governor Eleni Kounalakis; Oxford University Professor of Globalization and Development Ian Goldin; Supply Chain Consultant and former Director at the World Economic Forum Wolfgang Lehmacher; Haulistix CEO and Co-Founder Hans Galland; and Blue Diamond Growers CEO Mark Jansen. The panel discussed the risks and rewards of global engagement and how California can be a leader in promoting more equitable international trade and more resilient and sustainable global supply chains. Next week’s session on the New Economy Conference will focus on investment and business retention in the New Economy and feature California State Treasurer Fiona Ma; Central Valley Community Foundation President and CEO Ashley Swearengin; HBO Max Senior Vice President Katie Soo; and Associate Vice Chancellor for Public Programs and Dean of Extension Dr. Mary Walshok.

13mins

29 Apr 2021

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California's Sustainable Future with Jim Nadler and Fiona Ma

ESG Talks

In the first episode of our second season of ESG Talks, KBRA president and CEO Jim Nadler interviews California State Treasurer Fiona Ma. Treasurer Ma is the 34th state treasurer of California and took office in 2019. She is the first woman of color and the first woman Certified Public Accountant elected to the position. Treasurer Ma has built a reputation as a solution-oriented public servant and has been adept at building unlikely coalitions to overcome California's most complex problems.

18mins

4 Feb 2021

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Financial Policy and Sustainability with California State Treasurer Fiona Ma

Economy/Labor Issues (Audio)

From highways to trains to housing, where governments spend money can have a major impact on the environment and the economy. Join California State Treasurer Fiona Ma, the Center for Environmental Public Policy at the Goldman School of Public Policy and the Berkeley Forum for a discussion on major finance policy issues facing the State of California, including green bonds and sustainable finance. Fiona Ma is California’s 34th State Treasurer. She was elected on November 6, 2018 with more votes than any other candidate for treasurer in the state’s history. She is the first woman of color and the first woman Certified Public Accountant (CPA) elected to the position. California is the world’s fifth-largest economy and Treasurer Ma is the state’s primary banker. Her office processes more than $2 trillion in payments within a typical year and provides transparency and oversight for an investment portfolio of more than $90 billion. Series: "UC Public Policy Channel" [Public Affairs] [Show ID: 35321]

57mins

28 Oct 2019

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Financial Policy and Sustainability with California State Treasurer Fiona Ma

Climate Change (Video)

From highways to trains to housing, where governments spend money can have a major impact on the environment and the economy. Join California State Treasurer Fiona Ma, the Center for Environmental Public Policy at the Goldman School of Public Policy and the Berkeley Forum for a discussion on major finance policy issues facing the State of California, including green bonds and sustainable finance. Fiona Ma is California’s 34th State Treasurer. She was elected on November 6, 2018 with more votes than any other candidate for treasurer in the state’s history. She is the first woman of color and the first woman Certified Public Accountant (CPA) elected to the position. California is the world’s fifth-largest economy and Treasurer Ma is the state’s primary banker. Her office processes more than $2 trillion in payments within a typical year and provides transparency and oversight for an investment portfolio of more than $90 billion. Series: "UC Public Policy Channel" [Public Affairs] [Show ID: 35321]

57mins

28 Oct 2019

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Financial Policy and Sustainability with California State Treasurer Fiona Ma

Climate Change (Audio)

From highways to trains to housing, where governments spend money can have a major impact on the environment and the economy. Join California State Treasurer Fiona Ma, the Center for Environmental Public Policy at the Goldman School of Public Policy and the Berkeley Forum for a discussion on major finance policy issues facing the State of California, including green bonds and sustainable finance. Fiona Ma is California’s 34th State Treasurer. She was elected on November 6, 2018 with more votes than any other candidate for treasurer in the state’s history. She is the first woman of color and the first woman Certified Public Accountant (CPA) elected to the position. California is the world’s fifth-largest economy and Treasurer Ma is the state’s primary banker. Her office processes more than $2 trillion in payments within a typical year and provides transparency and oversight for an investment portfolio of more than $90 billion. Series: "UC Public Policy Channel" [Public Affairs] [Show ID: 35321]

57mins

28 Oct 2019

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