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Onyx Advisor Network is a new platform designed to support underrepresented advisers by providing them with resources, tools, and networking. The founders, Dasarte Yarnway and Emlen Miles-Mattingly, discussed their plans for the platform and their vision of how to diversify the industry in an InvestmentNews livestream.
The speech, delivered the day before he was killed, encourages listeners to fight against socioeconomic injustices and inequality.
Choir uses proprietary algorithms to measure the diversity of a conference's speakers.
Elliott, president of Grid 202 Partners, an RIA in Washington, D.C., takes on the role as the organization has been promoting diversity in the financial advice profession.
The Onyx Advisor Network will launch in January to support advisers of color, women, LGBTQ and others who have had trouble established a foothold in the industry.
The firm is announcing an initiative, the Equity Collective, in which wealth and asset management firms commit to working with career-focused community organizations to reach young people from more diverse backgrounds.
FARE, a partnership between financial services firms and associations and historically Black colleges and universities, plans to fund a scholarship next year to help people of color earn the CFP designation.
Sam Cone, Jessica McNamee and Grace Yung are joining the group, whose members have diverse backgrounds and specialties.
The industry will need to continue to broaden its search for talent and bring in professionals of diverse backgrounds.
Sponsorship is a necessary step for the financial services profession to become more diverse and inclusive to the next generation.
What started out as a networking group became a driver for changes that advocated for women in the industry.
Geeta Aiyer has dedicated her career and personal passion to using finance to support social good via ESG and impact investing.
Press releases touting recent hires fall short in the effort to make the financial advice industry more diverse.
The deep dive into the bank's business will be conducted by lawyers at Covington & Burling, and will focus on Citi's 2020 commitment to dedicate $1 billion to initiatives aimed at closing the racial wealth gap in the US.
Firm leaders and executives should aim to broaden their potential talent pool and professional networks, says Schwab's Leslie Tabor.
Gen XYZ investors have been the most likely to drop their financial professionals during the pandemic, according to Fidelity Institutional research.
The broker-dealer cut ties with Eileen Cure in the wake of allegations of racism on social media. She is now part of a small RIA, Wealth Management of Kentucky.
A discussion about what to wear on a casual Friday took an ugly turn, according to the former TD Ameritrade employee. CEO Walt Bettinger said harassment is unacceptable, and the firm will investigate the claims.
The challenge now is for organizers to make even more people feel safe enough to return in person.
The panelist referenced the popular musical 'Hamilton' by Lin-Manuel Miranda, saying that diversity needs to be in 'the room where it happens.'