Seal of the Center for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Led by Filene Fellow, Dr. Quinetta Roberson, the Center for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion will tackle challenges in access to both talent and products and services in the financial services industry and conduct applied research on diversity, equity and inclusion practices in credit unions as a model for the larger financial services sector.

A message from Filene Fellow, Dr. Quinetta Roberson

A message from Filene Fellow, Dr. Quinetta Roberson

Filene Fellow

Quinetta Roberson
Quinetta Roberson
Ph.D., John A. Hannah Distinguished Professor of Management and Psychology
Michigan State University

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Research

Is There a Business Case for DEI Practices?
DEI / Aug 18 2021
Is There a Business Case for DEI Practices?

We often hear about the “business case” for diversity. What we don’t hear about are the specific practices that help drive business value.

Road Map to Activating Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
DEI / May 05 2021
Road Map to Activating Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

There is no one-size-fits-all DEI solution and your next steps will depend on the circumstances at your individual credit union...

DEI Practices and Policies Survey
Feb 22 2021
DEI Practices and Policies Survey

Don’t miss this opportunity to advance your credit union and the credit union industry in its DEI journey!

What's in Your DEI Recovery Playbook?
DEI / Feb 24 2021
What's in Your DEI Recovery Playbook?

We have weathered our way through 2020 and are presented with signs that a return to the workplace may be on the horizon, leaders have begun thinking about recovery strategies for their credit unions.

Evidence-based Practices for Addressing Inequality in Credit Unions
DEI / Jan 19 2021
Evidence-based Practices for Addressing Inequality in Credit Unions

Workplace inequality continues to vex organizations, including credit unions. What does research say about the most commonly applied diversity strategies...

Diversity Awareness a Key Ingredient
DEI / Oct 14 2020
Diversity Awareness a Key Ingredient

October is Global Diversity Awareness Month and diversity awareness is an important first step, and one that is always worth revisiting no matter how far along we are on our DEI path.

Beyond Diversity: The Value and Impact of DEI for Credit Unions
DEI / Sep 21 2020
Beyond Diversity: The Value and Impact of DEI for Credit Unions

If you attended Filene’s event this week: Beyond Diversity: The Value and Impact of DEI for Credit Unions, congratulations! You...

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Credit Unions: Approaches, Insights, and Future Directions
DEI / Aug 11 2020
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Credit Unions: Approaches, Insights, and Future Directions

This report reviews research findings on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) and explores their implications for and application in credit...

Racial Justice: The Work Starts With Us
Jun 03 2020
Racial Justice: The Work Starts With Us

America’s credit unions exist to fix what's broken. They stand for inclusion, financial empowerment and economic opportunity. We will ensure Filene asks the important questions.

How to Be an Inclusive Leader During a Pandemic
DEI / Mar 30 2020
How to Be an Inclusive Leader During a Pandemic

As we attempt to maintain our focus on achieving business goals while adjusting to our new ways of working, there...

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Overview
DEI / Feb 12 2020
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Overview

Led by Filene Fellow Quinetta Roberson of Villanova University, the Center of Excellence for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) explores...

Filene Launches New Center of Excellence and Welcomes New Research Fellow
Jan 13 2020
Filene Launches New Center of Excellence and Welcomes New Research Fellow

Dr. Quinetta Roberson of Villanova University has been selected as the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion research fellow.