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Redefining "risk": Dismantling systemic racism in the underwriting and due diligence process

How much of our traditional risk analyses have implicit bias embedded in seemingly objective criteria? Spend time with a commercial bank investor, an independent foundation, and a community development financial institution (CDFI) as they share their underwriting criteria, and explain how their diligence process is examined with an explicit equity lens. Come ready to share your thoughts.


Yi Wei

VP, Impact Capital


Debra Schwartz

Managing Director, Impact Investments

MacArthur Foundation

Niamh Kristufek

Head, U.S. Business Banking

BMO Harris Bank

Matthew Roth

President, Core Business Solutions


Neal Richardson


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