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March 20, 2024

We talked to Bhagya Nair to learn about her experience as a Discover Analyst and how she embraces her heritage and culture at the Richmond Fed.

March 11, 2024

From quaint storefronts offering a variety of gourmet peanuts to sprawling farms where generations have perfected their craft, this area has solidified its spot as an important part of Virginia’s agricultural economy thanks to its continued commitment to one of America’s favorite legumes. But as our Community Conversations team learned on a recent trip to Southeastern Virginia, the pull between maintaining a rural, small town feel and embracing the potential benefits of urbanization hangs in the balance.

March 4, 2024

We talked to Brittany Hayes to learn about her journey from college to a test engineer for a currency technology program, including a recent work trip to Munich, Germany. 

Feb. 21, 2024

Western North Carolina is known for stunning mountain views, the eclectic tourist hotspot Asheville, and the opulent former residency of the Vanderbilts, the Biltmore Estate. But, as our Community Conversations team learned as they traveled an hour west of Asheville to places like Jackson County and the Qualla Boundary, Western North Carolina is also home to a strong sense of community, resiliency and innovation.

Feb. 5, 2024

The second Conference on Measuring Cyber Risk in the Financial Services Sector continued the important discussion around cyber data needs to help financial services firms better manage cyber risk. Hosted by the Richmond Fed, the Federal Reserve Board and MIT, the conference was held in January 2024 on the MIT campus in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Jan. 22, 2024

The Richmond Fed's Rural Investment Collaborative will train 20 rural leaders how to create successful proposals for community funding.

Nov. 30, 2023

The Richmond Fed Community Conversations team visited two South Carolina counties that are partnering with schools to prepare a skilled workforce.

Nov. 29, 2023

The Richmond Fed hosted two programs on November 15 that unveiled a new approach to measuring the success of community colleges.

Nov. 13, 2023

The Richmond Fed Community Development team hosted the Rural Investment Collaborative retreat in Charlotte in early November.

Sept. 28, 2023

The Richmond Fed traveled with 10 educators to a Board of Governor's Teacher Town Hall in Washington, D.C.

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