Financial literacy is something that should be accessible for everyone, regardless of race or socioeconomic status. Although this is the case, many people face discrimination, especially in the United States, which keeps minorities at a disadvantage when it comes to many factors including housing, finance, business, and workforce diversity.
Alice Rodriguez is the current Head of Community Impact and Managing Director at JPMorgan Chase & Co. She has over thirty years of extensive banking experience with JPMorgan Chase and is leading their $30 billion initiative to close the wealth gap. She talks about her role and the commitments they are making in US communities.
Listen in and learn about:
- Alice's upbringing, family life, and childhood experiences
- Talking about finances as females at home
- How she got into the banking industry
- JPMorgan Chase's $30 billion initiative to close the wealth gap
- The wealth divide in the United States
- Four pillars of the initiative: Affordable housing, financial health, minority small businesses, and workforce diversity
- Her purpose and motivation for her work