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Our mission is to amplify and educate through thought leadership, coalitions, and resource sharing to illuminate the path toward a more inclusive financial sector.

We are a Collective of 1,000+ Change-makers, Innovators, and Leaders

We Facilitate the Implementation of Measurable and Impactful DEI Strategies

We are a Trusted Hub for Collaboration and Amplification

We activate our mission by focusing on two primary efforts:

Education & Amplification

Community Convenings


DEI Resource Hub


Leadership Development Programs

Coalition Building

Thought Leadership


Networking & Advocacy


DEI Force Multiplier Cohort


Key Programmatic Initiatives

Community Convenings

Our monthly “Fireside Chats” bring thought leaders, practitioners and experts together for open and curated discussions providing insight about the financial services industry and what it takes to create systemic change. See all of our past Convenings here.

DEI Resource Hub

Through data collection and partnerships, we bring together thought leaders, academics and research together on our platform to share with the community at large. By leveraging experts in every sector, we act as a hub for information and collaboration to move the industry forward at scale. 

Leadership Programs

Our 12-person Associate Board brings together rising professionals from the sector, giving them a platform and opportunities for transformational executive leadership cultivation.

Our Values

We bring a diversity of thought and experience around the table. We approach each challenge from a human-first perspective, bridging the gap between macro-economic and behavioral factors to build sound economic solutions.

We believe change is possible and necessary. We align with a clear intention to evolve the current financial system toward a more equitable and efficient reality.

We emphasize open-source scientific discovery and community-building to create research that welcomes scrutiny and is designed to evolve.

We know that the best innovation is collaborative and combinatorial. We leverage diverse stakeholders to connect ideas in new ways.

We hold ourselves and market participants accountable to clear principles and measurable goals.

We prefer open questions to final answers and combine intellectual honesty with empathy.

Become a Champion

As a non-member organization, we are fully supported by generous philanthropic donations from our Champions and In-Kind Partners. 

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