The Uncomfortable Truth: Unconscious Bias – Does bringing greater awareness of unconscious bias work?
Tuesday 15 March 2022 by FTT Team
The first in a series of guest posts from Kwasi Affum, Sustainability & ESG Regulation, Analysis & Strategy, Barclays, During his series, The Uncomfortable Truth, Kwasi will be exploring issues around diversity and inclusion in the Financial Services sector (and beyond). Unconscious Bias: Does bringing greater awareness of unconscious bias work? Last year the former
Over my tenure within the Financial Services industry, I continue to observe women finding their presence within this vertical, specifically in the Credit Union space. As we celebrate International Women’s Day, I appreciate an article, from CU Times last March which inspired a call to action for our industry to “challenge stereotypes, fight bias, broaden perceptions,
We would like to celebrate and continue to learn from the inspirational group of women who have joined us as speakers, advisors and supporters, during what has been a uniquely challenging year. Their expertise has continually informed and lifted the work we do and as part of International Women’s Day, we are sharing some of
Tuesday 09 March 2021 by Lisa Moyle
Your weekly resource for noteworthy news, fascinating features, and FinTech titbits that caught our eye. Whether you live by your Twitter lists, save your Google Alerts or simply scroll through LinkedIn for insights and commentary – there is a wealth of content that weaves a global story around FinTech. Our job at Fintech Talents is
FTT Community member, Rita Martins, who drives innovation and FinTech partnerships for finance and risk, at HSBC took part in the MIT Sloan FinTech Conference in February this year. Rita reports on the wide-ranging conference which included keynotes from Square, Robinhood and Blackrock. Rita writes: Throughout the sessions, some topical themes were discussed that reflect
Tuesday 02 March 2021 by Laura Camplisson
Whether you live by your Twitter lists, save your Google Alerts or simply scroll through LinkedIn for insights and commentary – there is a wealth of content that weaves a global story around FinTech. Our job at FinTech Talents is to work within that global story – finding the news items, conventional wisdoms and hard
Innovate Finance has given a new-look to its FinTech for Schools initiative. Check out some of the new features aimed at students and industry: A mobile web app. Have a sneak preview here! Virtual work experience – in conjunction with Innovate Finance partner Speakers for Schools Masterclasses – short, snappy videos from our members offering their expertise
Wednesday 07 November 2018 by The Press
Oscar Williams-Grut, Senior City Correspondent, Yahoo Finance UK Is diversity just about race, gender, culture, religion, and sexuality? Not according to Barclays’ Kirsty Rutter. The chief innovation officer of Barclays UK was asked about how banks and finance firms can improve their diversity efforts at the FintechTalents conference this week in London. Rutter said she
Thursday 06 September 2018 by FTT Team
Looking at the numbers, Ashleigh Ainsely, Co-founder of Colorintech, highlights the scale of the challenge facing the industry in ensuring a more diverse workforce at all levels. As he demonstrates, greater diversity is fundamental to the future success of financial services, both in terms of securing the talent pipeline and creating products and services that best serve all economic citizens. We look forward to hearing
Technology has enabled and catalysed a new and improved range of financial services. Now is the time to explore how the art of the possible can be applied to meeting the challenges and needs of the non-millennial.