MinBanc Foundation Scholarships
RMA is partnering with the MinBanc Foundation to support workforce development for minority- and women-owned financial institutions, providing career training opportunities. MinBanc provides funding for employees at minority- and women-owned banks to participate in training geared towards the financial services industry. All of RMA's courses and events qualify for these scholarships.
MinBanc reimburses tuition, certificate and online training, and conference registrations of up to $5,000 per bank, per calendar year.
RMA members at minority- and women-owned banks are encouraged to apply for scholarships to attend training and events at minbanc.org.
Future Bankers Program at HBCUs
RMA has partnered with HBCUs and banks to develop a Future Bankers Program focused on helping minority students at HBCUs launch careers in commercial banking.
Objectives of the program are to:
- Assist HBCU students in launching exciting, rewarding careers in banking
- Support banks with diverse hiring initiatives by connecting them with diverse future leaders
- Create opportunities for banking industry executives to engage, mentor, and hear from HBCU students
RMA resources to partnering HBCUs will include:
- Opportunity for students to earn the industry-recognized Credit Essentials Certificate (CEC)
- Access to online learning materials, including webinars, videos, proprietary databases, and research tools
- Access to digital library of thought leadership, including whitepapers, articles, blogs, and newsletters
- Faculty support, including instructor guides, textbooks, workbooks, case studies, and more
- Ability for students to compete in case competitions
- Ability for students to apply for Foundation Scholarships
- Mentoring with bank leaders
- Networking opportunities
- Two-year banking concentration program
If you are an HBCU or financial institution looking to get involved in this program, email John Sullivan, Academic Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Women in Risk Committee
RMA's Women in Risk Committee was created to motivate, inspire, and empower women to have meaningful careers in risk management. The committee will aim to build a community for women to achieve success while celebrating diversity and inclusion.
The Women in Risk community is for people of all genders with a passion for advancing this cause. If you are interested in joining this community, contact Elena Noverola at email@example.com.