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Investing in People

Investing in People

When Aoifinn Devitt created The Fiftyfaces Podcast in 2020, she wanted to showcase the diversity of the world’s investors by telling their stories. Now, she tells our Hugo Scott-Gall her own story—from her start as a lawyer to her current role as the first female...

Rebel with a Cause

Rebel with a Cause

Most organizations are wary of rebels, but they shouldn’t be, says Francesca Gino, Harvard Business School professor and author of Rebel Talent: Why It Pays to Break the Rules at Work and in Life. Join Francesca and William Blair’s Hugo Scott-Gall for a discussion of...

Understanding Sovereign ESG

Understanding Sovereign ESG

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) frameworks have led to dramatic changes in corporate strategy and behavior. But it’s easier for a company to change than a country. In this episode of The Active Share, William Blair’s Hugo Scott-Gall speaks with Teal Emery,...

Forces of Migration

Forces of Migration

Powerful global forces could cause billions of people to relocate over the next few decades, a transition that may have significant investment implications. Join William Blair’s Hugo Scott-Gall and Parag Khanna, founder and managing partner of strategic advisory...

In the Kitchen With Chef CJ Jacobson

In the Kitchen With Chef CJ Jacobson

Cooking takes place in a high-performance environment but also requires teamwork. Join William Blair’s Hugo Scott-Gall and CJ Jacobson, former member of the U.S. National Volleyball Team and current chef partner at Chicago restaurants Aba and Ëma, for a discussion...

COVID-19: The Endgame

COVID-19: The Endgame

Almost two years after the COVID-19 outbreak, much is still unknown. Why are heavily vaccinated countries such as Israel and the United States seeing record cases? Will children drive infections as we open up? And how will the economy stay on course? In this episode...

Finding Finance

Finding Finance

Diversity in the financial services industry is an ongoing challenge, but it’s not due to a lack of talent; it’s due to a lack of exposure, education, and opportunity. But two nonprofits are hoping to change that. Join William Blair’s Hugo Scott-Gall for a...

Shades of Green

Shades of Green

Green can be a moral color, a political color, or an economic color. Join William Blair’s Hugo Scott-Gall for a conversation with Adam Tooze, history professor at Columbia University and author of “Crashed: How a Decade of Financial Crises Changed the World,” for a...

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