Tue, 31 May|
Fund Her North: Profit and Prejudice with Paul Donovan, Chief Economist at UBS Global Wealth Management
Fund Her North and UBS invite you to a bespoke wealth management webinar to understand the economic arguments for overcoming prejudice.
Time & Location
31 May 2022, 12:00 – 13:00 BST
About the event
Prejudice benefits no one.
But just how harmful is it to societies worldwide? And what are the economic arguments for overcoming it?
Fund Her North invites you to the ‘Profit and Prejudice with UBS’ wealth management webinar where we will be joined by Paul Donovan, Chief Economist at UBS Global Wealth Management and author of “Profit and Prejudice: The Luddites of the Fourth Industrial Revolution”.
Join us on Tuesday 31st May, 12-1pm, as Paul breaks down the facts and fictions of discrimination, discusses the economic arguments for overcoming prejudice and explains how to apply them to your business/daily life.
We will be covering:
- What is the Fourth Industrial Revolution and the implications on society
- Why labour is so important
- ‘Scapegoat economics’
- Can we overcome prejudice?
UBS provides financial advice and solutions to wealthy, institutional and corporate clients worldwide, as well as private clients in Switzerland. UBS is the largest truly global wealth manager, and a leading personal and corporate bank in Switzerland, with a large-scale and diversified global asset manager and a focused investment bank. The bank focuses on businesses that have a strong competitive position in their targeted markets, are capital efficient, and have an attractive long-term structural growth or profitability outlook.
About Fund Her North:
Fund Her North is a Northern-based, volunteer collective of over 28 women (in VC’s, funding organisations and angel groups), with a combined investment power of over £650 million. Each of the members of the Fund Her North collective has already made a lasting effect on female entrepreneurs in the North, with a combined investment track record of over £160 million invested in female-led, start-up businesses.
Fund Her North exists to give northern, female entrepreneurs equal access to funding to help them successfully scale their businesses. This is through providing connections, education, and by holding their hands through the funding raising process. Fund Her North supports women founders through every stage of their growth journey, through start up, to scale up and exit. As a first of its kind in the region, Fund Her North has built a network of over 200 members and a 30-strong Women Angels of the North syndicate to support female founders operating across the innovation and creative sectors in the North with access to investment.