Why I came out after 10 years on Citi’s trading floor: ‘I just wanted to be myself’

Paul Brennan moved from Ireland to join Citigroup’s London trading floor in 2007 after graduating in Economics from Trinity College, Dublin. It took 10 years before he felt comfortable enough to be open about his sexuality to his colleagues. “It was towards my late 20s when I realised I was gay, and at that stage … Read more

Soft language in DEI may actually make it more difficult to achieve hard results

Soft language in DEI may actually make it more difficult to achieve hard results | Fortune You need to enable JavaScript to view this site.

Changes to U.S. tax policy were supposed to help more Americans. Instead, they widen the racial wealth gap

Changes to U.S. tax policy were supposed to help more Americans. Instead, they widen the racial wealth gap | Fortune You need to enable JavaScript to view this site.

The CROWN Act ushers in a necessary dialogue about Black women’s hair in and out of the office

The CROWN Act ushers in a necessary dialogue about Black women’s hair in and out of the office | Fortune You need to enable JavaScript to view this site.

Ketanji Brown Jackson would add diversity to the Supreme Court, but not in the way you think

Ketanji Brown Jackson would add diversity to the Supreme Court, but not in the way you think | Fortune You need to enable JavaScript to view this site.

Why Jane Campion’s dismissal of Venus and Serena Williams is a teachable moment for allies

Why Jane Campion’s dismissal of Venus and Serena Williams is a teachable moment for allies | Fortune You need to enable JavaScript to view this site.

Gender equity gains hang in the balance as COVID-19 pandemic enters third year

Gender equity gains hang in the balance as COVID-19 pandemic enters third year | Fortune You need to enable JavaScript to view this site.

Why this Ex-Goldman banker pivoted his startup from sport to racial inequality

Asked what he thinks the City should do to tackle racial inequality in the workplace, Nii Cleland, a former Goldman Sachs banker and co-founder of Flair Impact, has plenty of answers. In 2020, as the murder of George Floyd sparked global protests, Cleland and his cousin, Darrell Coker, watched corporates put out their responses. As the … Read more

Jefferies lawyer slams sector for ‘moving backwards’ on diversity

Jefferies’ top lawyer for Emea and Asia has sounded a scathing note about the legal profession’s progress on diversity. “I feel like things are broken,” Daniel Winterfeldt QC tells Financial News. “I feel like we’re almost moving backwards.” Major law firms such as Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Linklaters and Ashurst have appointed female leaders for the … Read more