Type: Public event

Terri Friedline: Why Financial Technology Won’t Save a Broken System


Terri Friedline, Kristin Seefeldt

Date & time

Oct 15, 2021, 12:00-1:00 pm EDT


This is a Virtual Event.

Terri Friedline is an associate professor of social work at the University of Michigan. She will discuss her book, Banking on a Revolution: Why Financial Technology Won’t Save a Broken System, which takes a critical look at advancements in financial technology (“fintech”) in the banking and financial industries and makes the case for a more inclusive financial system.

Moderated by Kristin Seefeldt, associate professor of social work and associate faculty director of Poverty Solutions at U-M.

Real World Perspectives on Poverty Solutions introduces key issues regarding the causes and consequences of poverty through a virtual lecture series featuring experts in policy and practice from across the nation, with the goal of encouraging the formation of a broad community of learners to engage in these issues together.

Speakers are national and global experts drawn from university, business, and community contexts who explore interdisciplinary real-world poverty solutions from a wide variety of perspectives. The virtual talks, which are free and open to the public, will be livestreamed on YouTube with the opportunity for Q&A. U-M students can participate in the series as a one-credit course.

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Streamed live here.

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