In Summer 2020, American museums made public statements of solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement, and committed to addressing structural racism. Some museums are fulfilling their commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion through their investment policy. Hear from the National Gallery of Art and the Walters Art Museum about why and how they committed to working with diverse fund managers. With $40 billion in the endowments of American museums, this change cannot come fast enough. With Calvin Baker – Trustee, Walters Art Museum and Managing Director and Head of Strategic Relationships, Brown Capital Management (retired) and Christine Kelleher – Chief Investment Officer, National Gallery of Art.
Moderated by Laura Callanan – Founding Partner, Upstart Co-Lab.