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Sadie Summit


Today’s financial industry is full of opportunities! You’ll get to experience it first hand with the Sadie Summit.

December 2021 -

April 2022

Join the Sadie Collective in our first annual Sadie Summit in partnership with JP Morgan Chase Bank!

This 4-month long program will host 75 Black women from HBCUs, MSIs, Public Universities, and Associate degree programs with an interest in finance.

Scholars will have the opportunity to:

  • Attend a series of panels, workshops, and a fireside chat, all aimed at preparing you to attend the in-person Summit and apply for internships in the finance sector

  • Be matched with a mentor working as a professional in the field of finance

  • Build a technical toolkit by gaining training in financial modeling and excel

  • Gain knowledge about the ins and outs of financial sector from representatives of one of America’s largest banks

  • Boost their soft skills in areas such as networking, how to make a good impression and more

  • Compete using skills learned in a case competition

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Identify as having African,  African-American,  African-Latina, Bi-racial/Multiracial, and Caribbean heritage

  • Currently a freshman or sophomore student attending a Historically Black College and University (HBCU), Minority Serving Institution (MSI), Public University or Associate degree program

  • Major [or minor] in a least one of the following fields: economics, finance, mathematics, statistics, and/or computer science.

  • A minimum of 3.2 grade point average

  • Ability to commit six hours per week to the program

Application Requirements

  • PDF of unofficial transcripts

  • Four short essay questions

  • A 60 second video elevator pitch

How to Apply

Our application goes live on October 12, 2021, and closes on November 1, 2021, at 11:59 PM. Scholars will be announced on November 19, 2021.

About the Program

The Sadie Summit Experience consists of 2 main components: 

Coaching Program

During the remote coaching, you will be matched with a mentor in the field according to your interests and participate in various workshops and activities to develop both your technical toolkit and professional skills

Two-Day in Person 


Your experience will culminate with a trip up to New York City for the summit where you will participate in a case competition, attend panel discussions, network, and tour important financial institutions in the area.

Program Timeline

December 2021

January, 2022

February, 2022

March, 2022

April 15-16, 2022 

Kickoff to The Sadie Summit Experience

Building a Technical Toolkit : Four week coding bootcamp emphasis on R, SAS, and Excel

Building Business Knowledge: Weekly Finance Fireside chats with key LOBs

Building Social Capital: :Job Interview Preparation Workshop and Mock Interviews

New York City In-Person Summit and Case Competition Preparation

Learn more about our Sadie Summit and other opportunities in the Membership Portal! For more information on the membership portal and how to create an account click here.

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