New Platform Aims to Boost Diversity of Event Speakers

A group of financial professionals has introduced Choir, a platform and certification process that aims to make speakers at financial services conferences more reflective of the U.S. population. Choir’s algorithm analyzes the prominence and visibility of women, people of color and non-binary individuals scheduled to speak on stage and can be used as a benchmark…

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Conference consultants to track ‘man-els’ and minority representation

Amid growing sources of data tracking the demographics in wealth management, a new company is using a proprietary algorithm to track representation at industry conferences. Choir launched a certification and pledge tied to a formula with hundreds of data points to measure the visibility and participation of wealth management professionals who are from underrepresented groups…

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Company Launches Diversity Certification for Finance Conferences

A California-based company says it has launched the “first-ever” process for diversity certification at finance conferences. Choir, which is based in San Francisco and Los Angeles, says it has a proprietary algorithm that can tap “hundreds of data points” to determine the presence and visibility of women, non-binary people and people of color at conferences.…

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