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HSBC Business & Finance Series Returns

Make the most of your lunch break at the Reading Room.

Angelito Jusay

So far, the 21st century has presented myriad challenges to people seeking to stay on top of things financially. In 2013, the Reading Room and our good neighbor HSBC launched a book series bringing leading financial lights to talk about meeting these challenges.

HSBC Business & Finance has returned to the Reading Room with another season filled with valuable information. The next session is on Monday, June 5 at 12:30pm when Jeffrey Goldfarb, U.S. Editor at Reuters Breakingviews,welcomes Stephen D. King, Specialist Advisor to the House of Commons Treasury Committee and Senior Economic Advisor at HSBC. They will discuss Mr. King’s book Grave New World: The End of Globalization, The Return of History.

HSBC Business and Finance continues on select Mondays through July 10. Here’s the rest of the schedule:

  • June 12: Maureen Chiquet, Former Global CEO of Chanel, author of Beyond the Label: Women, Leadership, and Success on Our Own Terms. Hosted by Alexis Meissner, Head of Securities Services, Americas, HSBC.

  • June 19: Lauren Greutman, Money Savings Blogger, author of The Recovering Spender: How to Live a Happy, Fulfilled, Debt-Free Life. Hosted by Paul Stanley, Manager, Community Investments, HSBC.

  • June 26: Jennifer Brown, Diversity and Inclusion Expert, author of Inclusion: Diversity, the New Workplace, and the Will to Change. Hosted by Suzy White, Chief Risk Officer, Commercial & Mortgage Banking and Global Banking & Markets, HSBC.

  • July 10: Shola Richards, Workplace Positivity Expert, author of Making Work Work: The Positivity Solution for Any Work Environment. Hosted by Joan Burns, Senior Vice President Human Resources, HSBC.

Our good neighbor HSBC has been with the Reading Room from the very start, signing on as exclusive sponsor way back in 2003, and this series demonstrates even further the bank’s investment in our success. We thank HSBC and look forward to a successful season. 

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