Treasurer Goldberg announced today Cape Cod will serve as the kick-off location for the second year of the Women\u2019s Economic Empowerment Series. The initiative, launched in collaboration with Citizens Bank, is a free program focusing on wage negotiation, money management, retirement and investment strategies for women. The first round of the series will be held at the Gus Canty Community Center on October 3rd and 10th.\n\u201cWomen face unique challenges when it comes to financial security,\u201d said Treasurer Deb Goldberg. \u201cThis program will continue to provide critical information that will give women the skills they need to be successful in today\u2019s economy.\u201d\n\nCape Cod was chosen as part of a statewide expansion to bring economic security workshops to women across Massachusetts. The workshops, held in partnership with SWIFT: Supporting Women in Financial Transition, are designed to help Cape Cod women aged 45 and older gain the tools to secure their economic future and reach their full financial potential.\n\nFor more specifics on the event details, programmatic content, and to register please visit the program\u2019s site HERE.\n\nOn day one, Treasurer Goldberg created the Office of Economic Empowerment (OEE), led by a deputy treasurer, with the deliberate goal of implementing a range of economic empowerment initiatives that include closing the gender wage gap, increasing access to financial education, improving college affordability, and investing in STEM careers and education. For more information on the Office of Economic Empowerment visit http://www.mass.gov/treasury/empowerment or follow the hashtag #EqualPayMA.