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Each year we select a new cohort of credit union leaders from a wide pool of applicants to join i3. Apply or nominate a leader for this credit union leadership development program -- now accepting applications through November 30.
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We're offering a second opportunity for credit union emerging talent to virtually experience the latest insights from Filene's Centers of Excellence. Applications are open until December 10, 2021.
Webinar / 11:00am - 12:00pm
Dec 08 2021
Ask an Innovator: What's Changing the Future of Credit Unions Session 1
REGISTER NOW Join us for an interactive webinar led by Filene's esteemed i3 Program. Three i3 teams from our recent...
Webinar / 11:00am - 12:00pm
Dec 09 2021
Ask an Innovator: What's Changing the Future of Credit Unions Session 2
REGISTER NOW Join us for Part 2 for an interactive webinar led by Filene's esteemed i3 Program. Three i3 teams from...
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Member Engagement Event / Washington D.C.
Feb 28 2022
GAC Chair's Breakfast
SAVE THE DATE! What's on your mind is what's on ours. Join us at the CUNA GAC Conference for our...
Thoughts from Us
Consumer Decision Making Insights
Dive into the top three marketing insights from Filene Fellow Hope Schau and her work through Filene’s Center of Excellence for Consumer Decision Making to better understand how credit unions can communicate in a way that matches products and services to the needs of members in the moments that they need them—deeply securing a link between your value proposition and your members’ loyalty.
May 13 2021
Introducing Dr. Mai Nguyen, Community Social Impact Fellow
Hear from Filene's newest Fellow about the importance of the research that will be coming out of the Center for Community Social Impact.
May 27 2021
Introducing Dr. Jeffrey Robinson, Innovation and Incubation Fellow
Hear from the Fellow of the Center for Innovation and Incubation about his history with innovation, why it is important for credit unions to innovate, and what he is most looking forward to accomplishing during his time with this Center.
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