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DiverCity Podcast: diversity and inclusion in financial services

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A new bi-weekly podcast is coming to the financial services sector – DiverCity Podcast – the first to showcase the industry’s progress and shortcomings in diversity and inclusion.

Top fintech stories this week – 18 August 2017

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Catch up on Banking Technology’s top five fintech stories of the week – all in one place!

Morgan Stanley’s diversity-focused innovation lab welcomes first cohort

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Morgan Stanley’s new innovation lab, which aims to support multiculturalism and diversity in financial services, has onboarded five start-ups for its three-month accelerator programme.

Top fintech stories this week – 23 June 2017

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Catch up on Banking Technology’s top five fintech stories of the week – all in one place!

Morgan Stanley drives diversity with innovation lab launch

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Morgan Stanley has unveiled an innovation lab with the aim of promoting diversity top of the agenda. According to the Financial Times, which has seen an application form, a four-month programme will begin in July and end in a symposium that will “expose companies to potential investors through showcase presentations”. The FT says any start-up […]

Banking Technology April 2017 issue out now

Banking Technology April 2017

The latest edition of our flagship magazine – Banking Technology – is out now, packed with news, analysis and insights, case studies, research and expert commentary.

Why we need diversity before AI takes over

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We hear a lot about how artificial intelligence (AI) has the potential to displace jobs, especially those held by women in tech, but should we also worry about a future overrun with sexist, racist machines?

Women in fintech: why do we need them and how do we recruit them?

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Over the holiday period I saw my 17-year-old niece Katie reading an article in an engineering magazine about the lack of women in that industry. She is considering becoming an engineer.

Culture in investment banks is a ticking time bomb for employers

Hazel Moore, FirstCapital 1

Recently I have been recruiting for a senior analyst position. We have reviewed over 40 CVs for a senior analyst position, and only two have been from women.

A sea of penguins

Ghela Boskovich, FemTechGlobal

I am blind as a bat, and there are times when it’s an advantage to be blind, or deaf, or even dumb to certain insults, certain situations, certain obstacles. Clearly it’s a double-edged sword because being deaf, dumb, and blind to impediments, pitfalls, and danger zones is just asking for disaster.

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