Barclays professionals have been closely involved with Per Scholas as volunteers, helping to bolster the students’ career preparedness. Events like mock interviews offer great exposure to a corporate interview setting, so it can be an invaluable experience.Peter Hasslund, Managing Director, Barclays
What really motivates me is addressing social inequality – so much of this is about providing opportunities to communities that don’t have them. It’s never been more important to help address that inequality by giving people the opportunity and resources to change their lives for the better.Plinio Ayala, President & CEO, Per Scholas
HEROES is supporting key workers - beyond the pandemic
Discover how a Barclays colleague in Markets has raised over £1 million in five weeks to help the UK’s frontline healthcare workers.
Combatting the dual pandemics of COVID-19 and inequality
Social enterprises across the U.S. are on the front lines of the pandemic response. Through Acumen America's COVID-19 Emergency Fund, Barclays is helping them meet community needs.