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Helen Raleigh, CFA, CDI.D, DTM,  was born and raised in Communist China. She came to the U.S. as a college student. She knew no one and had less than $100 in her pocket. Like millions of immigrants with a craving for freedom, her pocket was light, but her dreams were rich. Through a combination of hard work and scholarships, Helen earned her master’s degree in business economics from the State University of New York, College of Oneonta, and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Wyoming. 


Helen is the author of several books and a senior contributor at the Federalist. Her writings also appeared in the Wall Street Journal, City Journal, Fox News, National Review, Newsweek, and other national media. 


Helen is a highly sought-after public speaker and political commentator. Her media appearances include Fox News, Newsmax, One America News Network, C-Span, PBS, and numerous radio talk shows and podcasts.


Helen is a leader in the community. Her civic engagements include serving on the Colorado State Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights and Colorado Municipal Bond Supervision Advisory Board between 2017 and 2020. In 2023, Colorado Governor Jared Polis appointed Helen as the 1st Judicial District Judicial Nominating Commissioner. Helen was recognized as a "distinguished toastmaster" (DTM) by Toastmaster International for her achievement in both communication and leadership. In 2019, Helen became a certified corporate board candidate with the CDI.D designation.  In 2023, Colorado Women's Chamber named Helen one of the "Top 25 Most Powerful Women in Business."

Speech Topics

  • Immigration reform

  • Understanding China

  • Unconventional Leadership

  • Invest Like a Zen Master

  • Why Capitalism Works

  • Wealth and Freedom

  • Awaken the Entrepreneurial Spirit

  • Annual Economic Update

  • Personal Finance Seminars

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