WE NEED TO TALK author, Jen Risher, to Zoom with Pequot Library

March 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Jennifer Risher is the author of We Need to Talk: A Memoir About Wealth which tells her story and explores the impact of wealth on identity, relationships, and sense of place in the world. Jennifer was born in Seattle, Washington, grew up in Oregon, and graduated from Connecticut College. She joined Microsoft in 1991 where she worked as a recruiter and then as a product manager. She and her husband, David, have two daughters and live in San Francisco, where David is CEO of Worldreader, a nonprofit he co founded with a mission to create a world where everyone is a reader. In response to COVID, Jennifer and David launched the #HalfMyDAF challenge, which inspired over $8.6 million in charitable giving in 2020. 

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