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Jodi Okun

Jodi Okun is the founder of College Financial Aid Advisors. She has helped thousands of families navigate the financial aid process. Jodi’s background includes ten years in financial aid. She is a former Sr. Asst. Director of Financial Aid at Occidental College and previously worked at Pitzer. Through Jodi’s Twitter following, she has incorporated philanthropy into her brand. Jodi hosts #CollegeCash: a Twitter chat devoted to connecting college-bound families. Jodi writes for Huffington Post and ranked No. 4 of ‘Top 99 Twitter Accounts Covering Financial Aid.’ She is a social media strategist, speaker, consultant and small business advocate.

Jodi is the brand ambassador for Discover Student Loans. Together, they believe in the value of a college education and empowering families with the financial resources they need. As an entrepreneur, Jodi has expanded the CFAA brand to introduce the Training Institute. This is an 8-week, online certification program designed to help other entrepreneurs open a new small business or add to their existing business.

There are many examples of successful female entrepreneurs. From Mary Barra, the first female CEO of General Motors, to small business entrepreneurs pitching their companies to wealthy investors on ABC’s “Shark Tank,” more women today are walking into corporate America with confidence. But women who decide to start a small business in midlife are sometimes faced with …

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