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Enhancing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Workplace

Free to Member Banks through ABA's Frontline Compliance Program

These courses from the ABA Frontline Compliance Training catalog help banks foster diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

  • ADA Accessibility
    Covers Title III of the ADA, which involves accessibility in places of public accommodation. Addresses effective accessibly, auxiliary aids and services, requirements for ATM and website accessibility, and legal expectations.
  • ADA Interacting with People Who Have Disabilities
    Course addresses the appropriate and practical ways to interrelate with individuals that have mobility, hearing, speech or language impairments, intellectual or developmental disabilities, and blindness or low vision.
  • ADA Overview and Employment
    Course explains the fundamental requirements and prohibitions of Title I of the ADA and how it applies to all aspects of the employment relationship.
  • Sexual and Workplace Harassment
    Course helps bankers identify conduct that could be considered unwelcome or inappropriate.
  • Sexual and Workplace Harassment for Managers
    Course provides tools for managers to help create a safe environment for employees.

More ABA Training

  • Bank Director Training Video Series
    Free to ABA members, this 15-part video series for bank boards includes courses on the importance of diversification and encouraging women to serve.
  • Dealing Effectively with Co-Workers
    Focuses on the behavior between co-workers. Participants will discuss and practice a set of basic guidelines for interaction with each other.
  • Leveraging the Benefits of a Diverse Workforce 
    Participants will work through real-life scenarios to illustrate how to manage diversity issues by explaining the skills needed and apply the five-step process for handling conflict resolutions.
  • Transitioning Careers – Basic Bank Training for Veterans
    This suite of eight self-paced online courses covers the basics of customer service, lending, payments and ethics to help veterans, transitioning active duty military members, and military spouses successfully transition to a career in the banking industry.

MinBanc Foundation Reimburses Training Costs

MinBanc Foundation, Inc. has distributed professional development grants in excess of $600,000 to further employee education and training opportunities at minority- and women-owned banks since their founding. MinBanc reimburses tuition, certificate and online training, and conference registrations—up to $5000 per bank, per calendar year. To learn more, visit minbanc.org or call 202-489-9932.

Inclusive Leadership

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Inclusive Leadership

A diverse workforce is critical to the strength and vitality of our industry. Morgan Stanley’s Carla Harris joins fellow bank leaders Jim Edwards and Nancy Huntington Stager to share how inclusive leadership can positively influence the creation of a diverse team.

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Naomi Mercer

Naomi Mercer

SVP, Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

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Vice President and Senior Counsel, Fair & Responsible Banking

Regulatory Compliance

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SVP, Executive Education and CEO Programs

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