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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

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 Executives
TJ Lim, vice president in Consumer and Wealth Management 

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)

Diversity Woman Magazine's Elite 100 (February 2021)

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

Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (January 2021)

Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Corporate Equality Index (January 2021)

Received rating of 100%
Designated a “Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality”

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)

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

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 of the 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 of the Fundamental Equity business within 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 of 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

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