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Diversity and Inclusion Webinar Explores Best Practices in Mortgage

Policies promoting diversity and inclusion offer many benefits from both practical and ethical standpoints. On Wednesday, May 30, the American Mortgage Diversity Council presented a complimentary webinar delving into why D&I also make good business sense. If you missed out on the webinar on Wednesday, don’t worry—you can listen to a full recording of the presentation simply by clicking here and registering.

Entitled "Making the Business Case for Diversity & Inclusion," this most recent AMDC webinar explored how increasing inclusiveness contributes to the health of an organization and benefits the bottom line. The webinar presented an overview of practical steps that your business can take to promote diversity in the workplace.

Tami Rund, CEO, AssetVal, and Monika Peltz, SVP of Default Operations at First American Title, co-hosted the webinar, providing industry professionals and diversity practitioners with practical education to deepen their knowledge on issues related to D&I. The webinar also included presentations from AMDC member firms AssetVal, Continental Real Estate Services, First Allegiance, and First American.

The American Mortgage Diversity Council provides a platform for collaboration of mortgage industry leaders for the advancement of diversity and inclusion dialogue. The organization fosters discussion and promotes action through active participation with mortgage lenders, servicers, and related service providers. AMDC regularly engages with various federal agencies with respect to policy and procedure impacting diversity and inclusion across the mortgage industry.

Click here to learn more about the AMDC webinar series, and also be sure to register here for the upcoming DS News “Zombie Homes—Challenges and Guidance” webinar, sponsored by Altisource Field Services and scheduled for June 21 at 2 p.m. CT.

About Author: David Wharton

David Wharton, Online Editor at the Five Star Institute, is a graduate of the University of Texas at Arlington, where he received his B.A. in English and minored in Journalism. Wharton has over 15 years of experience in journalism and previously worked at Thomson Reuters, a multinational mass media and information firm, as Associate Content Editor, focusing on producing media content related to tax and accounting principles and government rules and regulations for accounting professionals. Wharton has an extensive and diversified portfolio of freelance material, with published contributions in both online and print media publications. Wharton and his family currently reside in Arlington, Texas. He can be reached at David.Wharton@theMReport.com.

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