‘They’re taking action and making change’

YPs hear from those who are working toward diversity and inclusion.

Before setting out to brainstorm ideas on bringing diversity and inclusion to the forefront at their credit unions, the young professionals in Brazil heard from people who have done it themselves.

The 14 credit union representatives in Curitiba, Brazil, as part of the World Council of Credit Unions’ Young Professional Exchange heard from a panel of speakers who have tackled diversity and inclusion during the final day of the SICREDI Youth Summit on Wednesday.

The panel featured people with unique life experiences—including a transgender individual and a refugee from Syria who emigrated to Brazil—who shared their experiences and what they are doing to overcome the challenges they have encountered, says Thom Belekevich, World Council program manager.


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