Quercus will publish the first book from Selina Flavius, the founder of digital finance coaching platform Black Girl Finance.
Assistant editor Alison MacDonald acquired world rights for Black Girl Finance direct from the author.
Flavius set up her digital coaching platform in 2019 to provide a safe space for a community of unapologetic, ambitious, money-minded women who are negatively impacted by the intersection of the gender and ethnicity pay gaps to get real about their financial goals.
Black Girl Finance, her first book, is said to provide tips, tricks and tools, statistics, personal stories, goal-setting exercises and straight-talking advice to help readers make their financial goals a reality.
MacDonald said: "Selina is one of the most dynamic people I've ever met. Between her online platform and podcast, she has created such an important space for a community of like-minded women to discuss their finances, and the work Selina is doing with Black Girl Finance to address the ethnicity pay gap is inspiring. I'm delighted to have the opportunity to work with Selina to bring her pragmatic, no-nonsense advice to the page."
Flavius commented: "Growing up as a first-generation Brit with roots in the Caribbean, there was a real reluctance to talk about money which still exists today generations later. Black and minority ethnic women cannot afford to not talk about money. We simply must take control. This book is rallying cry for women and it's also a call for change for businesses that need to do more to tackle the ethnicity and gender pay gaps."
Black Girl Finance will be published on 21st January 2021.
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