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Diversity and Inclusion Awards

Diversity and inclusion is a top priority at Goldman Sachs, where we strive to cultivate an environment in which all our people can reach their full potential and thrive as their authentic selves. It underpins the strength of our culture, the execution of our strategy, and our relevance to our clients. 

 

Q&A with Vanya Kasanof, a Crain's Notable Veteran Executive

Vanya Kasanof, a managing director in the Consumer and Retail Group within the Investment Banking Division, was named to Crain’s NY Notable Veteran Executives list. In this Q&A, Vanya discusses his career path, his coverage within IBD and recent trends, and his advocacy and advice for Veterans navigating a career change. Read More

OUTstanding LGBT+ and Ally Role Models at Goldman Sachs

We’re honored to have six Goldman Sachs colleagues recognized this year on the OUTstanding LGBT+ Role Model List, an annual recognition of professionals within the LGBTQ+ community who’ve made positive contributions. Read More

Recent Awards

Equileap Top 100 Globally for Gender Equality (March 2022)
Listed

Crain's NY Notable Black Leaders (February 2022)

Amal Alibair, head of the US Institutional Client Solutions business in the Consumer and Wealth Management Division
Brian Robinson, head of Prime Brokerage Sales for the Americas in the Global Markets Division

Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (January 2022)
Listed for scoring above the global threshold on key social indicators aimed at tackling inequality in the workplace

Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index (January 2022)
Received 100% rating and the designation of being one of the Best Places to Work for LGBTQ+ Equality

Diversity Woman Media The Elite 100 (January 2022):
The following were named to the list:

Margaret Anadu, global head of Sustainability and Impact for Asset Management 
Megan Hogan, chief diversity officer
Pamela Codo-Lotti, global chief operating officer of Activism and Shareholder Advisory and head of Cross Markets Activism and Shareholder Advisory in the Investment Banking Division

Hispanic Network Magazine’s Best of the Best (November 2021)
Goldman Sachs was named to the Top Financial & Banking Companies

Crain’s New York Business Notable Veteran Executives (November 2021)
Vanya Kasanof, managing director in the Consumer and Retail Group in the Investment Banking Division

INvolve OUTstanding LGBT+ Role Model Lists (November 2021)
Four Goldman Sachs people named to the following lists:

Top 100 LGBT+ Executives 
Bentley de Beyer, global head of Human Capital Management
Maeve DuVally, managing director in Corporate Communications

Top 50 Ally Executives
Sean Navin, co-head of Asia Ex-Japan High Touch Sales Trading

Top 100 LGBT+ Future Leaders
Vihaan Peethambar, associate in Human Capital Management

Work with Pride Index (November 2021)
Gold rating

Women’s Forum of NYC Breakfast of Corporate Champions (November 2021)
David Solomon and Goldman Sachs were honored for surpassing 35% of women on our board

Thurgood Marshall College Fund Partners in Diversity Cohort (October 2021)
Kayla McCollum, associate in the Asset Management Division, recognized for dedication to increasing the diverse talent pipeline through recruitment, development, and capacity building at HBCUs

Association of Latino Professionals For America’s 50 Most Powerful Latinas (October 2021)

­Megan Hogan, chief diversity officer
­Heather von Zuben, head of firmwide product and client strategy for private equity strategies within the Alternatives Capital Markets & Strategy Group

Crain’s NY Notable Hispanic Leaders and Executives (October 2021)
Ricardo Mora, co-head of Latin America and head of Global Currencies and Emerging Markets Sales in the Americas

Euromoney’s 2021 Global Awards for Excellence (September 2021)
Best Bank for Diversity & Inclusion

Asian American Business Development Center’s 50 Outstanding Asian Americans in Business (September 2021)
Suzzanne Yao, managing director in Legal 

Council of Urban Professionals (CUP) Finance Catalysts (September 2021)

Gizelle George-Joseph, chief operating officer of Global Investment Research 
­Nicole Pullen Ross, region head of the New York Private Wealth Management business and PWM Sports and Entertainment Solutions lead
­Heather von Zuben, head of firmwide product and client strategy for private equity strategies within the Alternatives Capital Markets & Strategy Group

NextGen Collective 30 Under 30 (September 2021)
Victor De Lara, associate in Controllers

Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR)’s Corporate Inclusion Index (September 2021)
5 Star-ratings in Employment and Governance

Hispanic Information Technology Executive Council 100 (September 2021)
Rob Fuentes, head of Legal, Conflicts Resolution Group and Internal Audit Engineering

INvolve’s 2021 HERoes Role Model Lists (September 2021)
Four Goldman Sachs people named to the following lists:

Top 100 Women Executives
Katie Koch, co-head of the Fundamental Equity business within the Asset Management Division

Top 100 Women Future Leaders
Candice Tse, managing director in the Global Client Business within the Asset Management Division
Lin Yue, vice president in the Asset Management Division

Top 50 Advocate Executives
Sean Fan, chairman of Goldman Sachs Gao Hua Securities Company Limited and co-head of China Investment Banking

InvestmentNews’ Excellence in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Awards (August 2021)
Joanna Jin, associate in Consumer and Wealth Management, recognized as a Rising Star

Utah Business’ Living Color Awards (August 2021)
Simbarashe Maponga, vice president in Engineering, named a Distinguished Leader

Disability:IN's 2021 Disability Equality Index (July 2021)
100% score

Crain’s New York Business Notable in LGBTQ Leaders and Executives (June 2021)
Maeve Duvally, MD in Corporate Communications

INvolve’s 2021 EMpower Role Model Lists (May 2021)
Three Goldman Sachs people named to the following lists:

100 Ethnic Minority Future Leaders
Wesley Lai, vice president in the Investment Banking Division
Bryant Krongard, vice president in Controllers

2021 National Undergraduate Employability Awards (February 2021)
Won "Diversity Initiative of the Year" for the firm’s EMEA Student Possibility Programs (Social Mobility and LGBTQ+ Programs)

Community Business Diversity & Inclusion in India Best Practice Awards (December 2020)

The firm earned the LGBT+ Inclusion Award
Vihaan Peetambar, associate, Human Capital Management, honored with the D&I Champion of Change Award

egomonk’s QueerTWENTY (November 2020)
Vihaan Peetambar, associate, Human Capital Management

Council of Urban Professionals Annual Leadership Awards (September 2020)
Asahi Pompey, global head of Corporate Engagement and president of the Goldman Sachs Foundation, was honored with the Corporate Innovation Award

Hong Kong LGBT+ Inclusion Awards (July 2020):

Michael Lam, vice president, Human Capital Management, honored with LGBT+ Inclusion Champion Award
Sean Navin, co-head, Asia Ex-Japan High Touch Sales Trading, Global Markets Division, honored with LGBT+ Ally Award

Fast Company Queer 50 (June 2020)
Stephanie Tan, chief information security officer and head of Technology Risk for the firm’s Consumer and Investment Management Division, named to list, ranked #49

NAFE Top Companies for Executive Women (March 2020)
Listed

Chambers Diversity & Inclusion Asia Pacific Awards (March 2020)
Mike Kung, senior counsel in the Business Intelligence Group, Legal, received the InHouse LGBT+ Lawyer of the Year Award

EBONY Power 100 (February 2020)
Lisa Opoku, chief operating officer for the Engineering Division