#TalkAboutBlack launches workshops for uni students seeking investment career

CFA Society UK and EnCircle will provide training

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#TalkAboutBlack has launched a pilot programme in partnership with CFA Society UK, EnCircle and the Diversity Project, aimed at university students interested in a career in the investment and savings industry.

The Skills Workshop, a programme of free virtual workshops launching on 7 June 2021 and running for six months, will be open to all students, although it will have a particular emphasis on encouraging uptake from ethnic minority students from socially and economically deprived backgrounds. #TalkAboutBlack, which was founded in 2018 when a group of senior black asset management professionals were invited to lead the ethnicity workstream of the Diversity Project, said the aim is to increase the diversity of candidates looking to enter the industry and to tackle underrepresentation. City...

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