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Schools of Communication, Business to discuss gender, jobs and money with personal finance journalist Farnoosh Torabi

Oct 26, 2020

St. Bonaventure University’s School of Communication and School of Business will host a Zoom discussion about gender, jobs and money with personal finance journalist Farnoosh Torabi on Nov. 5.

The program, “Gender, Jobs & Money: A conversation about media, business and society,” will be moderated by Aaron Chimbel, dean of the Jandoli School of Communication, and Dr. Matrecia James, dean of the School of Business. The event begins Nov. 5 at 11:30 on Zoom. Advance registration is required at

Farnoosh TorabiTorabi has been a contributing editor for Oprah Magazine & NextAdvisor, host of a primetime show on CNBC, creator of the Webby-nominated podcast So Money, and a bestselling author. Torabi’s work and advice have been featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Fortune, Forbes, Time, Marie Claire, Glamour, Redbook and USA Today. She appears on major news and talk shows, including TODAY, CNN, MSNBC, Good Morning America, Dr. Oz, and The View.

“We are fortunate to have this nationally-recognized expert talk with our students,” Chimbel said. “Farnoosh is a dynamic speaker and insightful professional who will help students think deeply about these important topics.”

Torabi’s podcast So Money has surpassed 14 million downloads with listeners in more than 200 countries, thanks to its one-of-a-kind interviews and deep conversations about money. On the show, she spotlights leading experts, authors and influencers – from Arianna Huffington to Margaret Cho, Queen Latifah and Tim Gunn – about their financial perspectives, money failures and habits. She also answers listeners’ personal financial questions each week.

The journalist graduated with honors from Pennsylvania State University with a degree in finance and international business. She also holds a master’s degree from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.

This event is made possible by the Endowment for Excellence in Business Journalism, which was created by Janet Bodnar and John Linnehan in 2018 to support the Jandoli School in business-focused areas of journalism and communication.



About the University: The nation’s first Franciscan university, St. Bonaventure University is a community committed to transforming the lives of our students inside and outside the classroom, inspiring in them a lifelong commitment to service and citizenship. In 2020, St. Bonaventure was named the #2 regional university value in New York and #3 in the North by U.S. News and World Report.