How Somya Munjal is Creating Social Change Through Socioeconomic Empowerment

Interview with Somya Munjal,  founder of Youthful Savings, Managing Partner of CPA for the People, LLP and the Creative Director of Audacious Endeavors

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Somya is full of energy and ambition. I’m pretty sure nothing can stop her! Our conversation will inspire you and provoke new ideas. It’s amazing to see what one person can do if they put their mind to it.

Somya has one clear mission in life – socioeconomic empowerment.

By working hard, understanding the economy and collectively transacting consciously, she believes all can be empowered and live a better life. She is a social entrepreneur with a passion for helping people through financial planning, education and impact-driven entrepreneurship. She is the founder of Youthful Savings, Managing Partner of CPA for the People, LLP and the Creative Director of Audacious Endeavors. She is a Certified Public Accountant and a FINRA licensed financial advisor. Her social enterprises focus on fiscal and monetary policy reform through the empowerment of people.

Somya is a member of the Los Angeles World Affairs Council, Southern California Mediation Association and an active volunteer with the Centinela Youth Services restorative justice programming. She is dedicated to solving socioeconomic issues and appreciates the opportunities of growth that solutions-based, action-oriented thought communities provide to her mission.

Somya is a firm believer in affordable education as an agent for change. She paid her way through a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy, Master of Science in Accountancy, Master of Business Administration in International Business and is currently pursuing a law degree. Somya credits her academic success to her parents’ zeal for education which then gave her the courage to pursue social entrepreneurship as a career. She realizes that not all youth are as lucky and hopes to inspire every youth she encounters to become the best version of themselves, have the confidence and resources to pursue higher education and serve humanity at large so the world can become more kind and equitable.


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I was fired from my first job and after 10 years working at WebMD I had an epiphany while in Costa Rica. I started my second business, Change Creator, to help early-stage social entrepreneurs grow a profitable impact business through our signature program, Captivate, magazine and podcast. To date, I've had the privilege of talking with people such as Jay Shetty, Seth Godin, Muhammad Yunus, Richard Branson, Arianna Huffington and so many great minds.