Diversity and inclusion doesn’t just make our culture stronger, it makes our business better.

Creating Better Results

Our clients face increasingly complex challenges and we must offer a wealth of perspectives, capabilities and insights to serve them. And our clients are diverse themselves—they come from more than 100 countries. We believe that BlackRock has to reflect their diversity in order to meet their unique needs.

We're committed to fostering an inclusive, collaborative culture where every voice is heard and where employees at every level, in every region, can join forces to achieve our common goal—more powerful solutions for our clients.

Our worldwide employee networks, all sponsored by senior leaders, offer our people opportunities for professional development, skill building, mentorship, and more.

Women leaders across BlackRock empower peers and infuse a culture of innovation, inclusion and connection.

Women's Initiative Network

The Women’s Initiative Network (WIN) brings together leadership, innovation and passion to foster the full potential of women at BlackRock.



OUT Network

BlackRock’s OUT Network supports the success of BlackRock by fostering an inclusive community for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) employees, building positive, respectful, professional relationships, and advancing the firm’s goal of enriching workplace diversity.

MultiCultural Network

The MultiCultural Network (MCN) attracts, engages, and develops a culturally and ethnically inclusive workforce that strengthens BlackRock's position in a global economy through diversity awareness and education.


Veterans Network

The BlackRock Veterans Network contributes to the success of the firm by engaging, sponsoring, and supporting activities and programs which honor and assist veterans and their families.


Families at BlackRock

BlackRock’s Families at BlackRock (FAB) Network provides educational and networking opportunities for employees to share experiences around managing their work and family lives.



Diversity & Inclusion in Action

To help us attract and develop top talent from diverse backgrounds, we have strategic partnerships with a number of organizations such as Catalyst, the Center for Talent Innovation, The Robert Toigo Foundation, Council for Urban Professionals (CUP), Grace Hopper, Out and Equal, and Stonewall.

Our OUT Network helped BlackRock achieve a 100% score in the 2013 Human Rights Campaign's Corporate Equality Index.

Our Women's Leadership Forum (WLF) is a year-long program that gives senior level women the insights, global networks and sponsorship they need to enhance their leadership impact and scope.


Our people have received awards and recognition from many publications and organizations devoted to promoting diversity, including the National Center for Research on Women, CUP, Black Enterprise magazine, and Financial News magazine.

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