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Female and first gen IB analyst here - none of my friends or family are in banking and I have very little people to go to to ask frank questions about career moves/exit opps. Any resources that you found helpful or places you found mentors who aren’t also your coworkers?

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I feel like this deserves a text group or something. First gen Latina over here!

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I should say I’m happy to start it if ppl PM me, I see this too often & am always happy to speak honestly.

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Here

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Feel free to PM me! I’m an ex-IB analyst (analyst class of 2019, left a few months ago). Asian American, first gen & low income, LGBT. Happy to talk career moves, exit opps, and anything else!

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Feel free to ask me!

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Finance Twitter has been an absolute godsend for me

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Are you URM/international/first gen American? I may know some people you can talk with.

@OP: she got back to me. I’ll DM you her info

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First gen F 🐠 from Asia, working in private credit on the buy side. This is a great idea!

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