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Conference conversations: How DEI furthers the movement

CUNA’s Samira Salem evaluates credit union system’s progress.

February 27, 2023

In two-plus years as CUNA’s vice president of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), Samira Salem has learned how valuable the spirit of cooperation is among credit unions.

In this interview with CUNA Senior Editor Ron Jooss, Salem shares the progress credit unions have made in their DEI journeys—and how gratifying it is to dig deep into the heart of the credit union philosophy.

Salem describes how the principles of DEI are a natural extension of credit union values. Credit unions are advancing the movement by sharing their DEI experiences with each other, collaboratively learning lessons, and revealing new talents.

Listen to our conversation here:


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