“Change will not come if we wait for some other person or if we wait for some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.”
Meet Anna N'Jie-Konte, CFP®
Anna is a passionate believer in the empowerment of women and minorities in America. She is the President of GRID 202 Partners, a fee-based, virtual financial advisory firm that serves the needs of first-generation households of color.
Anna is a proud first-generation American with roots in Puerto Rico and the Gambia. She is committed to the economic liberation of Black and brown communities.
She is also the host of the “Financial Powerhouse” podcast. There, she engages in conversations with her fellow first-generation wealth builders in order to provide a sense of community as they blaze trails.
Anna has been featured on Telemundo, Business Insider, CNBC, US News, and World Report, Think Advisor, Vice, Financial Planning, and many other notable publications. She has been honored as an Investopedia Top 100 Financial Advisor in 2020, 2021, and 2022. She has also been named one of 10 "Young Advisors to Watch" by Financial Advisor Magazine.
She is a highly sought-after speaker on the topics of the gender investing gap, the racial wealth gap, and impact investing. Her most recent speaking engagements include AARP Financially Strong Latina, 2021 Bloomberg Wealth Summit, 2021 Excell Conference, 2022 ETF Exchange, and the 2022 CAAFP.
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“If you're looking for an amazing certified financial planner who can speak to the unique issues that black and brown people face, then definitely connect with Anna N'Jie-Konte. The knowledge she shared with our black ERG about money mindsets was insightful & actionable.”
Nicole Blake Johnson, Gov Loop
"Anna brought a wonderful energy to the room during my Financially Strong Latina event- she had a practical, warm and real approach which is so welcoming when money is the main topic! I would not hesitate to have Anna speak again."
Jen Hemphill, Her Dinero Matters
“Anna is an amazing speaker and educator with an eye to the future of planning. When you work with Anna you get what is next, not what was. For anyone looking for an inspiring professional, look no further! We had Anna at Excell2021 and plan to have her back at other events as a speaker!”
Jamie Hopkins, Managing Partner at Carson Group