In this episode, Sujani sits down with Darla Bishop to talk money in relation to public health. They discuss how Darla’s relationship with money contributed to her education and career path, reshaping perspectives and tools to help manage personal finances, and how a public health degree can expand your financial opportunities.
What You’ll Learn from this Episode:
- How Darla first discovered public health and how early financial experiences shaped her education and career path
- Understanding that budgeting is a tool to improve and not limit your lifestyle and the importance of knowing your budget when looking for job opportunities
- What the magic number is and how to use it to plan and reshape the influx and outflow of your money
- Rethinking and learning how to speak differently about finances to improve your relationship with money
- How a degree in public health and a flexible mindset expands career and financial opportunities
- Knowing your work values and finding and negotiating job opportunities to suit these values
Darla Bishop is the Director of Member Engagement for AmeriHealth Caritas DC, there she is responsible for the leadership, direction, and implementation of the strategic vision for all services that impact or interface with enrollees. Darla earned her MPH at University of Michigan and DrPH from George Washington University. As a self-proclaimed generalist she wears many hats: Managed Care Leader, Researcher, Professor, and Personal Finance Enthusiast. Her book How to Afford Everything is due out December 2023.