Leading investment management figures launch 10,000 Black Interns campaign

Paid work experience and mentoring offered

Lauren Mason
Leading investment management figures launch 10,000 Black Interns Campaign

Leading investment management figures launch 10,000 Black Interns Campaign

Leading figures of the investment management industry including co-founder of Redington Dawid Konotey-Ahulu, managing partner of Livingbridge Wol Kolade and president of Capstone Investment Advisors Jonathan Sorrell have joined forces to launch the 10,000 Black Interns programme, which aims to improve and transform the career prospects of young black people in the UK.

The programme, which has been launched two months after the successful #100blackinterns initiative, will offer paid work experience across various sectors, as well as training and development opportunities and mentorship for the black community. Global alternative asset management firm Capstone Investment Advisors will fund the programme's launch, with voluntary contributions from participating companies developing the initiative further over time. Diversity Blog: Willis Towers Watson calls for 'collective effort' from industry to address diversity Leading representatives across te...

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