Opening Doors

December 16, 2020

MMI's event to support social justice and the Gateway Foundation

With a special presentation of MMI's Inaugural Opening Doors Awards



Join us for a virtual happy hour on Wednesday, December 16 from 4:00 – 5:30 PM ET to support
the Gateway Foundation and the work of MMI’s member firms to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion. Opening Doors symbolizes our shared objectives to welcome, educate, and advance people
of color throughout the financial services industry.

Join us live to:

  • Hear personal career journeys of senior industry colleagues,
  • Learn MMI holiday cocktail secrets from bartender, Nic Wallace,
  • Launch three Strategic Campaigns for:
    • Executive IQ scholarships for mid-career professionals,
    • Career Awareness and Industry Preparation for university students, and
    • Financial Literacy for our communities, and
  • Congratulate inaugural Opening Doors Award recipients.

If you cannot attend but would like to make a tax deductible donation to support the Gateway Foundation, please click here

Questions? Contact us at or (646) 868-8500. 

Additional Information






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Registration and Donation Options

There is no fee to register for this event, but registrants are encouraged to make a supporting donation. If registrants do make a supporting donation, they will be entered into the event's special raffle.

  • Attend and make a supporting donation - $100 (registrant will receive 1 raffle ticket)
  • Attend with 11 friends and make a supporting donation - $1,000 (registrant will receive 12 raffle tickets)

Additionally, registrants can make a donation to support the three Opening Doors Strategic Campaigns:

  • Executive IQ Scholarship Fund
  • Industry Awareness and Preparation Program - University Students
  • Financial Literacy Programs

Please note, all donations are 100% tax deductible.

Registration and Donation Policy

Due to the charitable nature of this event, no refunds will be granted for donations. To cancel or transfer your event registration, please contact MMI at 646-868-8500.


Attendee Registration Contact: or (646)-868-8500

Speaker Registration Contact:
Zelle Richardson or (646)-868-8510

Billing Contact:
Samantha Lustig or (646)-868-8516

Sponsorship Opportunities Contact:
Samantha Lustig or (646)-868-8516

MMI Conference Code of Conduct/Antitrust Guidelines and Compliance Policy

Money Management Institute (MMI) conferences and events provide an opportunity for MMI members and other industry participants to come together for educational and networking purposes. Inappropriate behavior, such: as possible illegal conduct; use of derogatory or discriminatory language, gestures or actions; verbal or physical abuse of any type, unwanted advances or invasions of privacy; or any activity that might be construed as harassment, racism, or sexism, is unacceptable and will not be tolerated.

If you aware of, or are involved in an incident, at an MMI conference or event that violates this Code of Conduct, please contact MMI immediately. MMI will promptly and confidentially investigate any reported activities and take appropriate action.

Please also familiarize yourself with the MMI Antitrust Guidelines and Compliance Policy.