Redington leads student initiative to tackle under-represented black talent

Supported by nine other financial services firms

James Baxter-Derrington
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Redington CEO, Mitesh Sheth
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Redington CEO, Mitesh Sheth

Redington is leading an initiative designed to increase the representation of black talent in the investment industry by working with a group of black students to challenge the industry’s existing approaches.

The scheme, run by Entrepreneurs in Action as part of its Classroom to Boardroom initiative, will see more than 25 black students, primarily from schools across South London, work with firms to "increase the applications, opportunities and development of young black people in entry-level roles". Diversity Project launches 'compendium' to help industry 'build back better' These students will be encouraged to challenge the industry's existing approach to encouraging young black talent into those roles through their own experience and market research, with findings and solutions to be pr...

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