In Public


  • Marketing Personal Branding (FinCon, 2017) Stefanie O’Connell moderated 
  • FinCon (2019):  Freelancers: Quit Giving It Away! Actionable Tips to Get Yourself From Guest Posts to Six-Figures 
  • FinCon: on Freelancing. Zina moderated
  • I Make a Living Panel (FreshBooks, 2017)
  • Let’s Talk Money (Authors Guild, 2019)


  • Beyond the Dollar 
  • Humphrey’s Podcast
  • The 16th Year Old’s Podcast: John Hancock Podcast with Claire from Ladies Get Paid 
  • Money Management International Podcast

Workshops & Talks

  • Building a Freelance Business 101 
  • Aligning Your Freelance Business With Your Values
  • Money Healing Workshop (Party, Art, Community)
  • Money Making Summit
  • Freelancing for Artists (Raw Artists IG Talk) 
  • L.A. Design Festival + Culver City Wellness Fair 
  • L.A. County Employees Money Management Workshop


  • Recipient, Money Management International’s Financial Education and Education in Communities Awards (FLEC), National Excellence (2022)
  • Nominee, 10th Annual Plutus Awards’ Best Personal Finance Freelancer or Contributor (2019)
  • Nominee, 13th Annual Plutus Awards Best Personal Finance Freelancer or Contributor (2022) 
  •’s Top 100 Creative Professionals in 2022


  • Coworking Friday, LA Organizer 
  • Freelancers Union, L.A. Chapter Co-Organizer