Corporate Finance Institute Partners with COOP Careers to Support Career Opportunities for Underserved Communities


January 2, 2024 – Corporate Finance Institute® (CFI), the #1 rated online provider of finance and banking training, certifications, and productivity tools is thrilled to announce its strategic partnership with COOP Careers, an innovative non-profit organization dedicated to preparing college graduates for meaningful careers through cooperative education. This collaboration aims to bridge the gap between financial literacy and career opportunities in finance for underserved communities.

“CFI is committed to making corporate finance education accessible and practical for everyone,” said Anna Talerico, CEO of Corporate Finance Institute. “Partnering with COOP Careers allows us to reach out to communities that are traditionally underrepresented in finance, fostering inclusivity and diversity in the industry.”

The partnership provides COOP Career participants with CFI scholarships, ensuring access to real-world finance and banking skill development. Together, they will empower young individuals from diverse backgrounds by equipping them with the skills necessary to succeed in the financial sector.

COOP Careers, Director of Program Design, Chykee Ward, expressed his enthusiasm for the partnership, stating, “CFI is a great resource for our fellows and our design and program staff. Our financial services track is so new, and the field is so competitive that a third-party solution is essential for us to remain impactful in the short term. The CFI platform immediately benefited our fellows and their engagement, and is a great source of knowledge and inspiration for myself and the design team. I’m grateful to CFI for the opportunity, and we hope our fellows can continue to take advantage of this resource in the future!”

About Corporate Finance Institute (CFI)

Corporate Finance Institute (CFI) is a global leader in online financial education, offering interactive courses, certifications, and training programs designed to help anyone become a world-class financial analyst.

About COOP Careers

COOP Careers is committed to transforming the future of cooperative education and career opportunities for youth. Through innovative programs and partnerships, COOP Careers equips young people with the necessary tools to succeed in a changing world.


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