Black Finance Matters:​ Uncovering the dark side of the finance industry​

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A topical discussion on black finance. #blacklivesmatter Panelists include: DWIGHT HOPKINS is the Founding Director at the ESG Research Initiative at the University of Chicago. He founded and managed a 14-country not-for-profit startup network with representatives from Hawaii, Fiji, Australia, Japan, India, England, Ghana, Zimbabwe, Botswana, South Africa, Cuba, Jamaica, Brazil, and the USA. ADA JABARU is the Director at Nistad Financial Services, a consultancy that provides compliance solutions for financial institutions working with systems like Blackrock Aladdin, Charles River, Sentinel, Thinkfolio, Bloomberg Aim, etc. She holds an M.Sc. in Corporate Governance and Business Ethics and wrote a paper “the paradox of plenty” exploring the relationship between business and the community NICHOLAS BAILEY is a research fellow and Ph.D candidate at the Lloyd’s Banking Group Centre for Responsible Business at The University of Birmingham, UK. His research concerns responsible leadership development, diversity in leadership, leader performative and experiential learning. He is interested in how leadership is learned, distributed, and performed within social groups. EDITH WANGARE NJAGE is the CEO of Arielle for Africa, a social enterprise which aims to create 100,000 jobs in Africa through youth entrepreneurship, and is a Country Representative for Invicta Ventures, a social impact fund investing developing countries. She has mentored to 3,656 young creating over 50,000 jobs in 12 African countries. JOVAN SCOTT LEWIS is an Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Geography at the University of California, Berkeley. His research is concerned with the articulations of racialized poverty, which examines racial capitalism, underdevelopment, and radical terms of repair. He is the author of "Scammer’s Yard: The Crime of Black Repair in Jamaica" and is the Founder of the Berkeley Black Geographies Project.

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