Embracing Diversity and Inclusion in Financial Services – S3EP5

Embracing Diversity and Inclusion in Financial Services – S3EP5

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Hosted By Jawad Akhtar

Episode Show Notes

Welcome to FinTalk, by VERMEG the leading podcast in financial services that addresses the most pressing topics in the regulatory reporting and Regtech industry.

In this episode, our host Jawad Akhtar is joined by renowned industry expert Kasia. Together, they delve into the significance of diversity and inclusion in the workplace and how it can lead to improved financial performance and productivity.

This episode of FinTalk by VERMEG covers: 

    • The measurable benefits of diversity within companies.
    • The current landscape of women in tech leadership positions.
    • The importance of cultural intelligence over mere statistical diversity.
    • The role of data in driving diversity and inclusion initiatives.

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Episode Highlights

“Kasia shares, ‘Diverse teams make better decisions 87% of the time,’ highlighting the undeniable impact of inclusion on business success.”

“Jawad explores the startling statistics, ‘Inclusive teams are over 35% more productive,’ underlining the importance of diversity in fostering efficiency.”

“With nearly two decades in the field, Kasia emphasizes, ‘…gender diversity or bringing technical skills and business skills into the marketplace…’ as crucial for innovation in tech.”

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