River Forest, IL (October 27, 2015) The Rock the Street, Wall Street program has come to Trinity! Rock The Street, Wall Street™ is a financial literacy program designed to spark the interest of high school girls into careers in finance.
Rock The Street, Wall Street™, (RTSWS), has two main components: Financial literacy workshops taught by professional women in the financial industry and “Wall Street Experience” field trips to financial industry offices.
RTSWS has been meeting with Trinity Students before school for the past four weeks. On Friday, October 23rd, the group attended a luncheon at Ariel Investments in downtown Chicago with financial VIP’s and attended workshops conducted by women who work in the financial industry.
RTSWS offers financial literacy workshops using The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, based curriculum. At the workshops, the girls learn about investing, banking, budgeting and leadership.These experiences offer students an opportunity to see successful women at work, ask candid questions and visualize their own financial career paths.