PRESS RELEASE: 27 October 2020

Business, education and political leaders back the launch of #10000BlackInterns campaign



4 October 2021: How a City fund manager’s idea to hire 100 Black interns spread to Goldman, Google and TikTok (Financial News)

15 September 2021: Finance firms urge black students to apply for internships (BBC News Bristol)

13 September 2021: Asset Management Awards 2021: the nominees (Financial News)


10 September 2021: Hargreaves Lansdown intern says paid scheme makes industry 'less intimidating' for black professionals (Business Live)

8 September 2021: Applications open to place 2,000 Black Interns this year, building on success of 2021 initiative (FE News)

6 September 2021: Black Interns scheme targets neglected minority (The Times)


6 September 2021: Black Interns: 'You just need to give us a chance' (BBC News Business)


19 February 2021: Firms need black leaders (Accounting and Business Magazine)

9 December 2020: Over 450 companies join campaign to create 10,000 black internships (Financial News)

9 December 2020: SEGRO signs up to campaign to provide opportunities for 10,000 black interns in UK companies (Property Funds World)

9 December 2020: Over 450 companies join initiative to create 10,000 Black internships (Private Equity News)

30 October 2020: Financial firms join ‘10,000 Black Interns’ campaign (Accountancy Today)

29 October 2020: Professional firms urged to join 10,000 Black Interns push (Accountancy Daily)


28 October 2020: 10,000 Black Interns launches to high acclaim (The Voice)

28 October 2020: ABI backs 10,000 Black interns campaign (Insurance Business Magazine) 

28 October 2020: Health Data Research UK to lead 10,000 Black Interns Health Data Science Programme (Health Data Research UK)

27 October 2020: Former PM David Cameron backs business push to boost number of black interns (Sky News)

27 October 2020: Campaign launched to recruit 10,000 black interns in British companies (Financial Times)

27 October 2020: Former Prime Minister Cameron backs internships for Black students (Reuters)

27 October 2020: Firms sign up to #10000BlackInterns scheme for workplace diversity (The Guardian)

27 October 2020: Former prime minister David Cameron backs black internship initiative (City A.M.)

27 October 2020: 10,000 Black Interns campaign launches with leading investment managers' backing (Professional Pensions)

27 October 2020: City firms sign up to black interns campaign (FT Financial Adviser)

27 October 2020: Leading investment management figures launch 10,000 Black Interns campaign (Investment Week)

27 October 2020: Employers back campaign to recruit 10,000 black interns (People Management)

27 October 2020: Campaign launched to create 10,000 Black internships across business, education sectors (Financial News)


PRESS RELEASE: 21 September 2020

100 Black Interns project doubles number of participating firms after fantastic response from fund management community

PRESS RELEASE: 17 August 2020

Fund management community comes together to tackle Black underrepresentation in the City


13 October 2020: Level 20 will map ethnic diversity in private equity for the first time; Currently, there is no reliable data on the industry’s racial diversity as firms’ efforts have mostly concentrated on improving gender balance (Private Equity News)

15 September 2020: #100BlackInterns to address 'shockingly low' representation in PE, IM (S&P Global)

17 August: 2020: "Fund management community comes together to tackle Black underrepresentation in the City" (Financial Times)

17 August 2020: City institutions offer Black graduates a first step on the ladder (The Times)


17 August 2020: British fund managers launch paid internships for Black graduates (Reuters News)

​17 August 2020: U.K. firms come together to address lack of Black talent in finance (Pensions and Investments)

17 August 2020: Pension firms join internship scheme for Black graduates (Pensions Age)

17 August 2020: Fund managers launch initiative to tackle 'chronic' black underrepresentation (Investment Week)


17 August 2020: Goldman Sachs, Schroders launch Black internship programme (Financial News)

17 August 2020: L&G, Willis Towers Watson and USS unite behind Black graduate intern programme (Professional Pensions)

17 August 2020: Leading fund firms sign up to #100BlackInterns campaign (City Wire Wealth Manager)

17 August 2020: Fund managers back scheme to tackle underrepresentation of Black people in the City (City AM)

17 August 2020: "Fund managers launch #100BlackInterns initiative" (FT Advisor)

17 August 2020: "UK investment managers to welcome ‘100 Black interns’ next summer" (Institutional Asset Manager)

17 August 2020: "We'll hire 100 Black interns a year, say UK fund managers" (The Guardian)