Episode 188: Parenting in the Digital Age and Tips to Uphold Kids’ Mental Health with Dr. Jatali Bellanton and Leigh Richardson

Dr. Jatali BellantonLeigh Richardson of the Brain Performance Center and host of In Your Head with Leigh Richardson speaks with Dr. Jatali Bellanton, neuropsychologist, author, American Mothers New York State “Mother of the Year” award recipient and Brilliant Minds Unite Founder, to talk about parenting in the digital age, her book Kidpreneurs, and Kids Who Bank, a financial literary program for elementary students.

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About Dr. Jatali Bellanton:

After 9.5 years in investment banking, and 4.5 years in forensic accounting, Dr. Jatali Bellanton decided to leave the corporate world in order to share her years of financial experience to help the young and ambitious gain business knowledge to build successful careers from doing what they love which has formed into 6 years of her teaching youth in various systems worldwide, including in Ghana, Kenya, etc.

Among her corporate business accomplishments, Jatali restructured and managed accounting departments towards multi-million-dollar profits and clientele growth while lowering costs. She helped companies survive global shifts towards online business by implementing new software programs to replace outdated communication. As a financial consultant for a medical practice, she increased profit margins by 42% in just one year.

In March 2015, Jatali gave birth to her first child, which, little did she know, would lead her to create a youth financial literacy initiative by the name Kids Who Bank. The limited offerings of financial literacy books for children, when in search for her son, inspired her to write a story formatted finance book for youth, and also create a finance curriculum, thus starting her journey of becoming an entrepreneur.

In Kids Who Bank, Jatali strives to inspire children to continue following their dreams. She is passionate about combining her business expertise with her desire to give all children a fair chance to succeed in life.

Jatali has donated over $40,000 to schools worldwide to help students pay for their education, school supplies, backpacks, and books. She is committed to incorporating financial and business education into school curricula.

Also notable, she was awarded the 2019 New York State Mother Of The Year award. Jatali coordinated the “2nd Annual Kidpreneur Awards Gala" on April 7th, 2019, recognizing the entrepreneurial and philanthropic pursuits of bright minds across the nation.

Connect with Dr. Jatali Bellanton and Kids Who Bank:

Websites: Kids Who Bank | BMU Meta
LinkedIn | Instagram | Twitter

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Leigh Richardson is also the author of Brain on Game On, available at Amazon and on  www.thebrainperformancecenter.com and www.leigherichardson.com. The Brain Performance Center is located in Dallas, Texas and can be reached at 214-329-9017.


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