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The SEC’s Division of Examinations Diversity Committee developed a student education outreach program to promote financial capability at local high schools in the DC, Maryland, Virginia area.
NYC Bar Association Thurgood Marshall Society Financial Education Virtual Presentation
The Office of Minority and Women Inclusion and the Office of Investor Education and Advocacy gave a virtual presentation to students in the Thurgood Marshall Society Summer Law Internship Program on the basics of saving and investing and careers in the financial services industry.
In their Veterans Day message, Chair Gensler and Commissioner Crenshaw talk about things that veterans should consider when financial planning.
Avoiding Financial Scams and Affinity Fraud
Staff from the SEC’s Division of Enforcement, Office of Minority and Women Inclusion and Philadelphia Regional Office, participated in an outreach event for the Second Episcopal District of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Over 430 people joined the virtual webinar to learn how to protect themselves from financial fraud, Covid-19 scams and affinity fraud. Organizations that would like to learn more about these topics or additional financial education topics, can contact the Office of Minority and Women Inclusion or the Philadelphia Regional Office.
The SEC's 2020 tribute to our nation's veterans included a fireside chat hosted by Chairman Jay Clayton and retired Adm. Michelle Howard; a virtual, self-paced 5K Walk/Run/Roll/Ride/Bike; and a message from Under Secretary for Benefits Paul R. Lawrence, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
The SEC hosted several virtual events in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, including a program on COVID and its impact on the Hispanic community and Hispanic-owned small businesses in which Chairman Jay Clayton moderated.
Chairman Jay Clayton Gives Keynote at NASP Symposium
Chairman Jay Clayton was the keynote speaker at NASP’s annual Legislative Symposium, featuring key financial oversight representatives and decision-makers.
SEC's Small Business Advocate, Martha Miller, joined the National Association of Securities Professionals (NASP) for a virtual coffee break moderated by Pamela Gibbs, Director of the SEC’s Office of Minority and Women Inclusion. NASP is a national organization that is committed to helping people of color and women achieve inclusion in the financial services industry.
Pamela Gibbs, Director of the SEC’s Office of Minority and Women Inclusion, and Martha Miller, SEC's Small Business Advocate, spoke at the New America Alliance’s (NAA) virtual meeting in July 2020. NAA is a nonprofit organization of entrepreneurs and business leaders dedicated to advancing the economic development of the American Latino community.
Chairman Jay Clayton with Culture Shift Labs
Chairman Jay Clayton participated in a fireside chat with Culture Shift Labs in August 2020. The discussion included diversity in asset management industry, trends in early stage capital formation, and financial education and wealth creation.
The SEC's Pride Alliance Committee celebrated Pride Month with several virtual events, including a fireside on LGBT issues in the workplace and a webinar on various ways that non-LGBT people can be allies in the workplace for their LGBT co-workers.
In honor of African American History Month, the SEC welcomed esteemed scholar and award-winning filmmaker Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr. to discuss his new documentary series, “Reconstruction: America After the Civil War” at the agency’s headquarters in Washington, DC.
Modified: Dec. 1, 2022