Filene Fill-in Episode #55 |
Ep. 55: A Convo with Renée Sattiewhite
Learn about the AACUC's current and future initiatives.
- Introduction to the African American Credit Union Coalition (AACUC): The episode starts with a brief introduction to the AACUC, emphasizing its mission to promote diversity within the credit union community through advocacy and professional development.
- Accountability for Diversity: We highlight the collective responsibility of individuals in the credit union industry, from marketing and HR to the C-suite and credit union boards, to actively contribute to the goal of increasing diversity within the industry.
- Interview with Renée Sattiewhite: Renée Sattiewhite, the executive director of AACUC,discusses AACUC's initiatives, challenges related to data collection, and efforts to empower young professionals and women within the industry.
- Diversity as a Solution: Renée encourages us to look at diversity and inclusion as solutions rather than problems. She stresses that there is a wealth of untapped talent and diverse perspectives that can benefit credit unions if properly recognized and utilized.
- Promoting Diversity and Inclusion: Renée discusses the importance of credit unions being more intentional about recruiting and retaining diverse candidates and how this can lead to stronger organizations. She also mentions AACUC's Hall of Fame and their role in recognizing individuals who have made significant contributions to the industry.