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Making Your Dream Come True: Building and Improving Credit


Image Detail: Omar Román De Jesús (Fellow in Choreography '22), "Los Perros del Barrio Colosal," 2020, screendance recreated for stage, Photo Credit: Eduard Serra

Join us for this free, online workshop on how to build and improve your credit. Led by Tabby Iftikhar from Chase Bank, this workshop is open to artists and creatives of all disciplines and career stages, with content designed to serve immigrant artists who seek to learn skills for managing their money and build a financial future alongside their art career in the United States.

If you are looking for more finance literacy workshops, check out and register for one on creating your budget here.

Please note: This workshop will not advertise or promote any products or services from JP Morgan or Chase Bank. Its purpose and intent is solely to serve and support NYFA's artist community. Your contact information will not be shared with Chase Bank.


Event Breakdown

What: Making Your Dream Come True: Building and Improving Credit 

When: Wednesday, April 5 from 12:30 - 1:30 PM ET

Where: Online via Zoom

Audience: Artists of all disciplines and career stages, especially immigrant artists

Presenter: Tabby Iftikhar, VP, Community Manager, Community & Business Development at Chase Consumer Bank

Cost: Free 

Register: Register here

Questions: Email immigrantartistrc@nyfa.org 


Presenter's Bio

Tabby Iftikhar is a VP, Community Manager in Brooklyn NY for Community & Business Development. She is a local ambassador for Chase whose job is to build and nurture relationships with key community leaders, nonprofit partners and small businesses at the neighborhood level. Tabby hosts financial health workshops, facilitates non-profit partnerships and offers community programming. 

She is helping to advance racial equity by supporting communities of color with tools and resources to help them improve their financial wellbeing.

With over 17 years of experience in the financial services industry, Tabby has held several leadership postitions. Top two key drivers of her success have always been people and passion. She prides herself on working with a selfless approach, focusing primarily on clients, colleagues, and her community.

Tabby serves as a member of Asian & Pacific Islander Reaching for Excellence and Women on the Move Business Resource Group.



This program is presented by the Immigrant Artist Resource Center (NYC), which is part of NYFA Learning, the professional development arm of NYFA. Sign up for NYFA’s free bi-weekly newsletter to receive updates on future programs for artists and arts administrators.