NCUA announces 2022 Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & ACCESS Summit
NCUA's third annual summit focused on diversity, equity, and inclusion will take place November 2-4. The theme of this year’s event is All-In on DEI & ACCESS. ACCESS represents NCUA’s initiative for Advancing Communities through Credit, Education, Stability and Support.
The Summit will include panel discussions with experts in diversity, equity, and inclusion along with fireside chats, roundtables, and keynote speakers.
This two-and-a-half day, hybrid event will bring together professionals from credit unions and other financial institutions to:
- Promote the value proposition of diversity, equity, and inclusion
- Share DEI and financial inclusion best practices.
- Develop solutions to industry-specific challenges.
Session topics cover a wide range of DEI-related areas like how to build a successful DEI program; including programs for the LGBTQ+ and disability communities; cryptocurrency and the unbanked; digital access; and inclusive lending. Speakers include NCUA Chairman Todd M. Harper, Vice Chairman Kyle Hauptman, and Board Member Rodney E. Hood.