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Discuss the local economic and health disparity impacts from the coronavirus May 7

  • May 05, 2020
How is COVID-19 exposing disparities with the local economy? Join UAB’s Office of Diversity on Thursday, May 7, for a Facebook live community discussion.

The University of Alabama at BirminghamConvo3’s Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion will host a community discussion on the local economic impact of the coronavirus at 1 p.m. Thursday, May 7.

Join the event for a conversation with local and national experts to discuss the challenges and opportunities of financial inclusion and how COVID-19 is influencing the wealth gap among individuals and small businesses in the middle of the pandemic.

Featured panelists include:  

Stephanie Yates, Ph.D., endowed professor and director of the Regions Institute for Financial Education in UAB’s Collat School of Business

Moderator Anthony Hood, Ph.D., associate professor in UAB’s Collat School of Business and director of Civic Innovation in the UAB Office of the President

Leroy Abrahams, executive vice president and head of Community Affairs at Regions Bank

Carlos E. Alemán, Ph.D., deputy director, Mission Support, The Hispanic Interest Coalition of Alabama.

The event will take place on Facebook at