City Hive and #TalkAboutBlack launches 2021 cross-company mentoring scheme

260 applicants

Lauren Mason
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Think tank and advocacy group City Hive has officially launched its 2021 cross-company mentoring scheme for the asset management industry which, for the first year, stretches across both gender and ethnicity.

Now in its second year, the scheme - which is in collaboration with #TalkAboutBlack - will support both mentees and mentors through professional development programmes including events, presentations and talks. This year, a total of nine companies have signed up to the scheme, including Impax and Federated Hermes, while 260 applications were received. This led to a match of 120 applicants into 60 mentor/mentee pairs - more than three times the amount of the inaugural programme. The Diversity Project has also worked alongside City Hive in securing additional funding for the scheme. Edi...

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