CU Learning TRAXX: How are Credit Unions Changing the World?


During CU Learning TRAXX tomorrow, three thought leaders representing different corners of the globe will lead an inspiring dialogue on how credit unions are catalysts for change. Having spent years watching credit unions improve the lives of millions globally, Gisele Gomes, Marlene Shiels, and Steve Stapp will join Inform the Future: Credit Unions Are Changing the World, to share key perspectives and wisdom from their time in the Credit Union Movement.

If you registered for and missed the last Inform the Future session, How Will You Lead Through the Next Crisis, you can access it on-demand at any time! Simply log onto the CU Learning TRAXX platform with the credentials you received via email and select the “On Demand Video” tab. Haven’t signed up yet for CU Learning TRAXX? You can still register today and access past sessions! With an All-Access Pass, everyone at your credit union can view all past and future sessions across all seven learning tracks!

Here’s a Closer Look at Some of  Tomorrow’s Speakers

Gomes is an Ambassador for the Global Women’s leadership Network in Brazil and a member of Sicredi Credit Union. She’s also the founder of Gisele Gomes Co., a consulting firm that seeks to advance initiatives around diversity, equity, inclusion, and women’s leadership. Gomes also serves on the Steering Committee for the World Young Credit Union Professionals initiative through the World Council of Credit Unions (WOCCU).  

Shiels is the Chief Executive of Capital Credit Union, based in Edinburgh, Scotland, which has been recognized as one of the most successful, innovative, and visionary credit unions in Britain. She was one of the founding members of the credit union, established in 1989, and has served as Chief Executive since 2001.

Stapp is the President and CEO of Unitus Community Credit Union, headquartered in Portland. He’s led the credit union since 2016, and prior to Unitus, Stapp served as the President and CEO of San Francisco Federal Credit Union for eight years. He’s also the immediate past Board Chairman of the WOCCU, having concluded his service this year.

Does Your Mission and Vision Align?

The world is constantly evolving — should your credit union’s mission and vision statements evolve along with it? Tomorrow’s Director’s Only Series session, Fortifying Your Credit Union’s Purposes, Goals, and Values, dives into that very question.

Join Rocky Ozaki, business transformation expert and CEO of NoW of Work, for an invigorating discussion on evaluating your credit union’s internal mission and determining its trajectory. Ozaki has years of experience helping executives build future-proof, resilient organizations that are anchored on cultures of innovation and agility. Credit union leaders won’t want to miss this thoughtful and timely conversation.

For those who registered and missed them, all previous sessions in the Directors’ Only Series are available to watch any time on the platform. Simply log on to stream.

Check out all five of tomorrow’s engaging CU Learning TRAXX sessions online, and don’t forget to visit the virtual Strategic Link Trade Show, open and accessible 24/7! Chat directly with potential business partners from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. PDT (noon to 2 p.m. MDT)

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