#TalkAboutBlack launches workshops for uni students seeking investment career

CFA Society UK and EnCircle will provide training

clock • 2 min read

#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...

To continue reading this article...

Join Investment Week for free

  • Unlimited access to real-time news, analysis and opinion from the investment industry, including the Sustainable Hub covering fund news from the ESG space
  • Get ahead of regulatory and technological changes affecting fund management
  • Important and breaking news stories selected by the editors delivered straight to your inbox each day
  • Weekly members-only newsletter with exclusive opinion pieces from leading industry experts
  • Be the first to hear about our extensive events schedule and awards programmes

Join now

 

Already an Investment Week
member?

Login

More on ESG

LSEG, Baillie Gifford and Ruffer among 120 investors calling for ISSB adoption
ESG

LSEG, Baillie Gifford and Ruffer among 120 investors calling for ISSB adoption

Sustainable reporting standards

Cristian Angeloni
clock 22 May 2024 • 2 min read
CCLA's James Corah: Unravelling the ESG identity crisis to put sustainable investing back on track
ESG

CCLA's James Corah: Unravelling the ESG identity crisis to put sustainable investing back on track

'Eventually people will discover the truth'

James Corah
clock 22 May 2024 • 4 min read
Sustainable investing continues to confuse investors despite FCA labels
ESG

Sustainable investing continues to confuse investors despite FCA labels

Alignment eludes consumers

Cristian Angeloni
clock 15 May 2024 • 2 min read
Trustpilot