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Giving equal opportunity to females, people of color, nonbinary individuals, and other underrepresented communities is not just the right thing to do.
It can actually benefit the financial services industry!
In this episode, Matt Halloran speaks with Liv Gagnon, co-founder of Choir, the first conference diversity certification and diversity-tech platform focused on amplifying the voices of underrepresented financial professionals. Liv talks about how DEI initiatives can lead to better business outcomes for everyone involved (conference organizers, speakers, and attendees).
- Why conferences are the best outlets to improve DEI in financial services
- Tools by Choir to help you uplift fellow professionals (including a certification!)
- What causes resistance to DEI initiatives — and how to overcome them
- Actionable tips for professionals struggling with imposter syndrome
- And more
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About Our Guest:
Liv Gagnon is the co-founder of Choir, the first conference diversity certification and diversity-tech platform focused on amplifying the voices of financial professionals who are women, non-binary, and people of color. Liv’s career spans a decade working at financial PR and media relations agencies, and in 2018, she founded Portaga (Por-tah-gah) to help impact-driven financial startups build distinguishable brands. Her passion is telling the real and raw stories of people doing important work in the world – especially those who have been underrepresented in the media and in the workplace. She lives in Los Angeles with her rescue pitbull, June.