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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. 


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

Perspectives and Advice from Two Goldman Sachs LGBT+ Leaders

Goldman Sachs' Susie Scher and Stephanie Tan were named to two inaugural lists recognizing LGBT+ leaders: Crain’s New York Business 2020 Notable LGBTQ Leaders & Executives, and Fast Company’s Queer 50, respectively. We had a chance to ask them a few questions. Read More

Recent Awards

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)

Diversity Woman Magazine (February 2021)
The following two Goldman Sachs women were named to the Elite 100 list, a tribute to Black women executives:

Lisa Opoku, global chief operating officer for the Engineering Division and the firm’s global strategists
Erika Irish Brown, chief diversity officer

Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (January 2021)

Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Corporate Equality Index (January 2021)
Received rating of 100%

INvolve OUTstanding LGBT+ Role Model Lists (January 2021)
Six Goldman Sachs people were named to three separate lists:

Top 100 LGBT+ Executives List
Susie Sher, co-head of the Global Financing Group in the Investment Banking Division
Frank Chen, who leads the investment banking business in Taiwan

Top 50 Ally Executives List
Anna Skoglund, head of the Financial and Strategic Investors Group in the Investment Banking Division in EMEA
Sean Navin, co-head of Asia Ex-Japan high touch sales trading

Top 100 LGBT+ Future Leaders List
Stephanie Chang, a vice president in the Global Markets Division
Michael Lam, a vice president in Human Capital Management

Community Business Diversity & Inclusion in India Best Practice Awards (December 2020)
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, named to list

work with Pride (wwP) Japan PRIDE Index (November 2020)
Received Gold rating

Working Mother 100 Best Companies (September 2020)

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

HERoes Women Role Models Advocate Lists (September 2020)
Six Goldman Sachs people were named to three separate lists:

Women Executives
Katie Koch, co-head, Fundamental Equity business, Goldman Sachs Asset Management

Women Future Leaders
Larissa Dudley, vice president, Engineering
Joanna Obstoj, lead of the FICC Engineering, Marquee Engineering and the Private Investor Product Group Engineering teams in Warsaw
Lin Yue, vice president, Consumer and Investment Management Division

Advocate Executives
Patrick Street, co-head, EMEA FICC Sales
Francois Rigou, head, Engineering in Asia Pacific and co-chair, Regional Securities Division Automated Trading Controls Committee (Asia)

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

EMpower Ethnic Minority Role Model Lists (June 2020)
Six Goldman Sachs people were named to three separate lists:

100 Ethnic Minority Executives
Ricardo Mora, partner, co-head of FICC Americas Sales in the Global Markets Division, ranked #30
Kene Ejikeme, head of Multi Asset Platform Sales in EMEA in the Global Markets Division, ranked #57

100 Ethnic Minority Future Leaders       
Lindsey Morfin, vice president, chief liquidity risk officer of Goldman Sachs Bank USA, ranked #3
Rondette Amoy Smith, executive director, Human Capital Management, ranked #45

Top 20 Advocates
Elizabeth Martin, global co-head of Futures and GS Electronic Trading and head of EMEA Equities Execution Services and Systematic Market Making, ranked #16
Andrew Bagley, head of the EMEA Legal Department, ranked #20

Crain's Notable LGBTQ Leaders & Executives (June 2020)
Susie Scher, co-head of the Global Financing Group in the Investment Banking Division, named to list

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)

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, named to list