NAIC Perspectives

Making the Case for Diversity

Perspectives is a video web series hosted by the National Association of Investment Companies that provides a look into the world of diverse investment managers and the industries in which they do business. Important industry news, the latest trends, and groundbreaking transactions are discussed by the industry professionals and influential deal-makers who make them happen.  Select a topic below to view videos related to that topic.

A Look Into Diverse-Owned Firms

Champions for Diversity

DAMI and the Argument for Inclusion

Diverse Managers and Their Strategies

Making the Case for Diversity

New Perspectives

Performance in the Marketplace

Women in Private Equity

Effective Mentoring
Verdun S. Perry
Mentorship is an important part of career development, but according to Verdun S. Perry, Senior Managing Director, Blackstone, a proper mentor/mentee relationship must come about organically. He also discusses the significance of creating a legacy of helping others to succeed in his chosen field.
Champions Needed
Robert L. Greene
Robert L. Greene, President & CEO of the NAIC, explains the need for champions within the private equity and hedge fund industries. Champions are those individuals within a capital allocator who is not afraid to go in and fight the status quo to help increase the awareness of the opportunities that lie within the diverse managers’ community.