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 economics or a related field

Scholars will have the opportunity to:

  • Coaching on leadership, communication and self-Preservation in the private sector (applicable more broadly throughout their career) 

  • Community through a cohort like an experience for Black women in economics 

  • 5 modules with JP Morgan Chase about the various aspects of their firm from markets, economic research, artificial intelligence, etc) 

  • Access to a series of panels, workshops, and a fireside chat, all aimed at preparing you to apply for internships in the finance sector

  • Group coaching sessions with a cohort of Black women and seasoned professional

  • Building a technical toolkit by gaining exposure to data science tools with tips and tricks for mastering economic research

  • Gaining knowledge about the ins and outs of the financial sector from representatives of one of America's largest banks, JP Morgan Chase

  • Participation using skills learned in a case competition

  • Free access to the renowned fourth annual Sadie T.M. Alexander conference featuring Black women economists

  • For eligible sophomores, an all-expense-paid trip to New York City for the Sadie Summit at JP Morgan and an exclusive interview day with the firm 

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Identify as having African,  African-American,  Afro-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), Private/Public University or Associate degree program

  • Major [or minor] in the 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 18, 2021, and closes on December 3, 2021, at 11:59 PM. Scholars will be announced on December 8, 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.

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.