Prudential Financial to Sponsor Millennial Week DC, Oct. 9 - 15

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Prudential signs on to be the presenting sponsor of Millennial Week DC 2016.

Millennial Week signs Prudential Financial, Inc. as the presenting sponsor of Millennial Week DC 2016. The weeklong event series celebrates the accomplishments of millennials and provides opportunities for the nation’s largest generation to come together, learn, network and inspire. Millennial Week DC will be held October 9 – 15, 2016, at locations throughout Washington, D.C.

Millennial Week DC attendees can expect one-on-one conversations, dynamic panel discussions and opportunities for real connections over the course of the event series. Event speakers will cover and provide coaching in the following areas: entrepreneurship, civic engagement & social impact, career & professional development as well as financial freedom.

Prudential-led events will foster insights as well as dialogue, and garner input from millennial consumers interested in financial planning services. Additionally, Prudential aims to engage and attract talent by participating in the Millennial Week DC Hiring Fair and hosting a professional development workshop that will include an interactive game.

“We are excited to have Prudential onboard as our presenting sponsor this year,” said Natalie M. Moss, director & founder, Millennial Week. “Our collaboration will result in a dynamic town hall discussion designed to help millennials facing a number of financial challenges that can become hurdles to accomplishing personal and professional goals.”

The Millennial Town Hall Presented by Prudential, held 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm on Friday, October 14 from, will be an interactive session on financial challenges, entrepreneurship and reaching your goals, facilitated by millennial innovators. The following speakers will lead discussions around student loan debt, stock market investments, saving for retirement, long term savings plans and increasing housing expenses:

  •     Kwame Jackson, CEO & Founder of Kwame Inc., is a New York City based entrepreneur, former competitor and a final runner-up on NBC’s hit show “The Apprentice.”
  •     Tonya Rapley, CEO & Founder of My Fab Finance, is a nationally recognized millennial money expert and founder of My Fab Finance. She is also the creator of the #BanishTheBalance challenge, a debt elimination challenge that helped over 4,000 participants pay off more than $200,000 of debt in 60 days.
  •     Jason Vitug is CEO & Founder of Phroogal, a financial education startup developed from Vitug’s realization that the lack of access to relevant and reliable financial information contributes to indebtedness and financial incapability.

“Prudential is proud to support Millennial Week, an important celebration that provides a platform for millennial professionals to connect, learn and develop in order to achieve their personal, professional and financial goals,” said Dorinda Walker, vice president of Consumer Strategy and Key Initiatives, Multicultural Marketing, Prudential’s U.S. Businesses. “At Prudential, providing millennials with financial resources to secure financial freedom, as well as the tools to succeed in a continuously evolving marketplace and society, are essential to creating sustainable wealth for generations to come.”

For the full schedule, speakers info and event details, please visit Event ticket are available at

About Millennial Week
Millennial Week is focused on the impact millennials are making on the economy, culture and society. Millennial Week cultivates, promotes and presents the most meaningful ideas and trends reflecting the impact of the millennial. Follow us on Twitter @MillennialWeek.

About Prudential
Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU), a financial services leader with more than $1 trillion of assets under management as of June 30, 2016, has operations in the United States, Asia, Europe, and Latin America. Prudential’s diverse and talented employees are committed to helping individual and institutional customers grow and protect their wealth through a variety of products and services, including life insurance, annuities, retirement-related services, mutual funds and investment management. In the U.S., Prudential’s iconic Rock symbol has stood for strength, stability, expertise and innovation for more than a century. For more information, please visit

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