The Suzanne Case talk about literature compares literary classics like the work of Herman Melville, Charles Dickens and George Eliot to financial crises and other world problems. Currently the speaker works as the Senior Vice President at State Street Bank and Trust Co in the greater Boston area. There, she manages a global operations team. In 2014 she was the recipient of the Ambassador for Diversity and Inclusion Award from the Black Professionals Group, recognizing her for outstanding leadership.
The self-described 'bibliobanker' also has a degree in English Literature and believes literary fiction has much to teach us about the world and ourselves. The Suzanne Case talk explores the role of empathy in literature.