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February 27, 2017 | Financial Advisor

Efforts Aim To Double Number Of African-American Advisors

By: Jerilyn Klien Bier

The big obstacles keeping African Americans from seeking careers in financial services are “an overall lack of awareness of the industry, not seeing many advisors who look like them, and not understanding this is a viable profession,” Jocelyn Wright tells Financial Advisor.

February 27, 2017 | PR Newswire

The American College Of Financial Services Launches Scholarship Fund To Help Close Racial Disparity In Profession

The American College of Financial Services, the nation's only non-profit, accredited college devoted to financial services, has launched a scholarship program aimed at increasing the number of African Americans in the financial services profession.  This fund is part of a broader coalition effort to double the number of African American financial advisors over the next decade.

February 6, 2017 | The Red Zone Leadership Foundation

Jocelyn Wright: Strengthening Financial Services Through Diversity

By: Maribeth Kuzmeski

On this episode of the podcast, Jocelyn Wright discusses her work to change the face of the financial services industry via outreach programs and scholarship initiatives that will attract young women and African Americans to the profession.