CFAP 2nd Annual Diversity and Inclusion Conference – September
September 22, 2020 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Special Event: 2nd Annual Diversity and Inclusion Conference
Thursday September 22
12:00 – 1:00 PM
CFA Society Philadelphia (CFAP) and its Women’s Leadership Initiative are pleased to host their second annual event focused on diversity and inclusion within the financial services industry. This program will feature panel discussions and expert speakers from leading organizations both in the region, nationally and globally.
In lieu of the day-long conference which was postponed in March 2020, we will offer a “Virtual Diversity Journey”. Beginning in late September, the Journey will run for six weeks, with hour-long lunch time session each week. The conference will include a variety of panelists and fireside chats addressing various elements of diversity, including racial and gender diversity, among other components. Some topics will be focused on D&I in the investment industry, while others will focus more broadly on D&I issues.
The first session of the Journey is Bringing Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging to Our Workforce. Learn from a panel of Chief Diversity Officers about the work that they are doing in their organizations to enhance the diversity and inclusion in their work environments.
Crystal Hardie-Langston, Vanguard
Bonnie Levitt, PFM
Deidra Jenkins, Northern Trust
Moderator: Mia Fioravanti, FS Investments
Additional topics in the Journey include:
The Positive Impact of Diversity on Investment Management;
Teaching High School Girls How to Budget, Save and Invest – Featuring Maura Cunningham of Rock the Street, Wall Street;
Diversity Takes Many Forms – Military and Veterans;
CEO Fireside Chat – The Quest for Racial Diversity in Our Industry.
A detailed agenda with session dates, descriptions and speakers will be available soon.
Registration (includes all six sessions):
Topics will include enhancing diversity within the industry, at the organizational level, and specific to an individual’s career. Both women and men are encouraged to attend!
CFA Society Members (all societies): $50.00
Students: Free of Charge
Register once to receive access to all the sessions in the Journey. You will receive log-in instruction a few days before the first session on September 22.
A portion of your registration fee will go towards a donation to Philabundance, the area’s largest hunger relief organization, acquiring, rescuing and distributing food to 90,000 people weekly. Visit them on the web at www.philabundance.org.