“We need to move from symbols to seats, where Black talent gets a seat at the table,” @GoldmanSachs ' Asahi Pompey says on committing $25 million to HBCUs. “That comes from… that early exposure that can happen in high school, ... but also as they get to their college years.”
Highlight: The stark racial disparities in the small business community is a “pandemic within the pandemic,” @asahi pompey'>GoldmanSachs’ Asahi Pompey says. To help Black business owners, the first step is to expand access to capital, she adds. #YahooAMS
Highlight: “I hope it’s not a false dawn,” @asahi pompey'>GoldmanSachs’ Asahi Pompey says, about the recent civil rights movements in the U.S. “I’m optimistic, but I know that it’s a journey, and we’ve got to stay persistent and committed to really see long-lasting change.” #YahooAMS
Highlight: “I am bullish on small businesses,” @asahi pompey'>GoldmanSachs’ Asahi Pompey says. “I’ve see them up close. I spend my day job meeting with entrepreneurs… [and] when the economy turns down, entrepreneurs turn up.” #YahooAMS
Glad to see @GoldmanSachs ’ Asahi Pompey who understands that small businesses are the backbone of our economy and cities. Goldman has been a great partner on the Business 2030 Conference and in supporting the growth and job creation of small businesses.
Highlight: "Goldman Sachs entered 2019 with the partner class that had the largest number of women, 26%, and the largest number of African Americans, 6%, in the 150-year history of Goldman Sachs,” @asahi pompey'>GoldmanSachs’s Asahi Pompey says on diversity at Goldman Sachs.