Our alumni have been galvanized and inspired by the movement to dismantle systemic racism. We are sharing their varied perspectives on race and racism in support of the creation of a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive world.
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Alumni Perspectives on Race and Racism
- August 25, 2020WrittenSusan Alban, MBA ’11, shares an approach that can help business leaders address gender- and race-based pay inequity.
- July 17, 2020WrittenMaeve Richards, MBA ’84, reflects on her personal experience with racial adversity.
- June 30, 2020WrittenThe New York TimesWrittenMarla Blow, MBA ’99, shares her experience with inequality in the financial services industry.
- June 25, 2020WrittenFast CompanyWrittenSusan Alban, MBA ’11, discusses race-based inequity and how acknowledging and changing our biases is a critical piece in the fight for equal pay.
- June 25, 2020WrittenForbesWrittenIn this op-ed, lecturer Bill Meehan, MBA ’78, highlights Jason Quick, who shares his personal experience with social injustice and the Black Lives Matter movement.
- June 18, 2020WrittenCNBCWrittenDaryn Dodson, MBA ’07, discusses implicit bias in asset allocation and how it can be combated through proactive research.
- June 18, 2020WrittenMimi Liu, MBA ’19 on being laid off and impact of ethnic/racial identity in rebooting a job search.
- June 12, 2020WrittenMBA alumna Doreen Oliver: “My autistic son tried to hug an employee. Did you really need a police officer on the scene?”
- June 12, 2020WrittenDaryn Dodson, MBA ’07, and Jenna Nicholas, MBA ’17, draw upon key elements from Baldwin’s “Letter to my Nephew” and the ways in which they are relevant to asset management today.
- June 05, 2020WrittenJim Shelton, MBA/AM Edu ’93: “This moment we’re now in should never have happened — but became destined as we failed to reckon with our hardest truths and pursue solutions bold and big enough for the problems we face as a nation.”
- June 05, 2020WrittenCrystal Haling, MS ’02 on how philanthropic organizations must show up for justice and democracy.
- June 04, 2020WrittenGreat Place to WorkWrittenMichael C. Bush, MS ’94, shares his thoughts on the conversation surrounding social injustice and his suggestions for the road ahead.
- June 03, 2020WrittenTylon Garret, MBA ’20, shares his thoughts on the events surrounding the murders of Ahmaud Arbery and George Floyd and suggests how allies might help.
- June 02, 2020Written“We must, in the pursuit of truth, acknowledge asset management’s historic role in perpetuating structurally racist systems that continue economic violence.” — Daryn Dodson, MBA ’07
- May 27, 2020WrittenEverett Harper, MBA/AM Edu ’99, argues that leaders need to ensure that their employees “claim time to be human.”