Showing posts from November 15, 2018

S&P Global Celebrates Transgender Awareness Week with Chris Mosier

Chris Mosier Our friends at OPEN Finance invited us to a special event in celebration of Transgender Awareness Month sponsored by S&P Global's Spectrum ERG  in the Times Square Room amid the spacious offices of S&P Global, on the 36th floor of 55 Water Street. There we were treated to a speech presented by Chris Mosier, American transgender athlete and advocate, who is the first transgender athlete to receive a contract for a Nike commercial. Edgar Peterson welcomes the crowd Chris Mosier is one of the most influential transgender figures in sporting history. He began his athletic career before transitioning, started his transition in 2010, and in 2015 earned a spot on the Team USA sprint duathlon men's team for the 2016 World Championship, making him the first known out trans athlete to join a U.S. national team with a different gender from the one assigned at birth. Chris shared his experience including the details of his actual transition, his challe