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Financial Services Conferences Have a Diversity Problem

From speakers to sponsors and more, here’s what you can do about it.

Financial services has an inclusion problem. Conferences could be part of the solution. But instead they perpetuate the problem.

I spend a lot of time thinking about race and gender in financial services, and as a speaker I also spend a lot of time at conferences. I have seen and experienced firsthand how conferences amplify the negative aspects of the finance industry.