Jan 27, 2021
In this episode #447, Troy Prince founder of Wall Street Bound discusses how his organization is creating pathways of success for urban youth through careers in finance, despite the many challenges they often face.
1:23 – Background about yourself and Wall Street Bound
3:34 – Inner city youth: what are the biggest roadblocks that keep them from finding positions within investment management?
5:30 – Diversity: how do we get employers and investment management to value this underserved part of the talent pool?
7:06 – Stories or examples on how have you been able to help these young people and get them positions within investment management?
9:39 – Credentialing: Ways you have helped your students get credentialing to move into investment management.
11:49 – Current status of diversity in the industry
15:53 – Hiring people from diverse backgrounds: What do employers do to find talent, valuable talent in the inner city?
17:52 – Skills that you are recommending helping students and/or young people so they can better compete for positions in the industry?
23:43 – How would you like to see the investment management industry evolve over the next 5 to 10 years? And what do you think they should focus on first?
26:37– What is the best way to find good inner-city talent?
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