OFN President and CEO Lisa Mensah Joins Treasury, Black Leaders for Racial Equity Roundtable

On June 30, Secretary of the Treasury Janet L. Yellen and Deputy Secretary of the Treasury Wally Adeyemo hosted a group of national Black leaders, including OFN President and CEO Lisa Mensah, for a virtual roundtable discussion on the state of the economy, the racial wealth gap, and Treasury’s work to advance racial equity through its policies and programs.

Other meeting attendees included:

  • Thasunda Brown Duckett, CEO, TIAA
  • Ursula Burns, Board of Directors, ExxonMobil, and Uber
  • David Clunie, Executive Director, Black Economic Alliance
  • Tony Coles, Executive Chairman and CEO, Cerevel Therapeutics
  • Dr. William Darity, Distinguished Professor of Public Policy, Duke University Sanford School of Public Policy
  • Dr. Roger Ferguson, Board of Directors, Alphabet, Inc., Blend, and Klarna
  • Wade Henderson, Interim President, Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
  • Jo Ann Jenkins, CEO, AARP
  • Derrick Johnson, President, NAACP
  • Lisa Mensah, President and CEO, Opportunity Finance Network
  • Marc Morial, President, National Urban League
  • John Rogers, Jr., Founder, Chairman and Co-CEO, Ariel Investments
  • Rev. Al Sharpton, Founder, National Action Network
  • Dr. Valerie Wilson, Director of Program on Race, Ethnicity and the Economy, Economic Policy Institute

See the full readout.

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