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11 Dec 2017

Ask the Diversity Recruiters: Navigating On-site Events

Recruiters Chauncey and Adam share advice on navigating on-site recruiting exploratory programs – from application to post-event follow ups. Learn More

Ask the Recruiter , Culture and Diversity
07 Dec 2017

Edith Cooper on Giving

Edith Cooper, global head of Human Capital Management at Goldman Sachs, writes about the power of giving and how analysts at the firm are supporting innovative nonprofits. Read More on LinkedIn

Citizenship , Culture and Diversity
04 Dec 2017

Profile: Kerone Vatel, Risk Division

Kerone Vatel, a managing director in our Risk Division, speaks with The Glass Hammer about her journey from an undergraduate major in engineering to a career in business, her role in mentoring at the firm, and a new sport she recently took up. Read Article

Culture and Diversity , Our People
09 Nov 2017

Goldman Sachs Employees Volunteer to Help Puerto Rico in Hurricane Relief Effort

Over 500 Goldman Sachs employees recently packaged more than 100,000 meals in one day to support the ongoing relief and recovery efforts in Puerto Rico from Hurricane Maria. Learn More

Culture and Diversity , News and Events
23 Oct 2017

Student Art Exhibit Opens Along Hudson River Waterfront

Goldman Sachs has partnered with St. Joseph’s School for the Blind in Jersey City, NJ, to sponsor the 2017 Student Art Project themed “More Than Meets the Eye”. Students from St. Joseph’s and public schools in Jersey City collaborated to create art that celebrates their similarities and their differences. Learn More

Culture and Diversity , News and Events
23 Oct 2017

Profile: Vidya Lakshmi, Human Capital Management, Bengaluru

Vidya Lakshmi, a managing director and head of the Human Capital Management Division in Bengaluru, talks about her career with the firm, the importance in taking part in initiatives, and her role in engaging and hiring top engineering talent. Read Article

Culture and Diversity , Our People
01 Aug 2017

Personal Support, Professional Opportunities

Gizelle, a vice president in Global Investment Research, reflects on her personal and professional journey during her ten years at Goldman Sachs. Watch Video

Culture and Diversity , Our People
26 Jun 2017

Profile: Anna Gorga Soderini, Investment Management Division

Anna Gorga Soderini, a vice president in our Investment Management Division, speaks with The Glass Hammer about her career path, the importance of role models and her involvement in the firm's LGBT network. Read Article

Culture and Diversity , Our People
19 Jun 2017

Women Supporting Women: Advice to Women Starting Their Careers

Sally Boyle, international head of Human Capital Management at Goldman Sachs, shares her advice for young women starting out in their careers, as part of our Women Supporting Women blog series. Learn More

Advice , Culture and Diversity , Our People
05 Jun 2017

Goldman Sachs Recognized as Top Employer for LGBT Inclusion in Asia Pacific

Goldman Sachs was recently recognized for its efforts in promoting Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) inclusion in Hong Kong and Australia. Read More

Culture and Diversity , News and Events
04 May 2017

Goldman Sachs Professionals Help a Job Readiness Nonprofit

Last year a group of Goldman Sachs analysts nominated STRIVE International, a New York-based job readiness nonprofit, for funding through the inaugural Analyst Impact Fund competition. Now, they’ve formed a young professionals committee for the organization and are helping with fundraising and other initiatives. Learn More

Culture and Diversity , Our People
25 Apr 2017

Reaching a Broad Talent Pool

Developing top talent starts with recruiting people with unique backgrounds and perspectives. To reach and evaluate a broader and more diverse applicant pool, we are leveraging technology more than ever. Matt Jahansouz, global head of recruiting, explains how the introduction of on-demand video interviewing enabled the firm to engage with candidates from more schools in 2016. Watch Video

Culture and Diversity
06 Apr 2017

Asia Pacific Women's Networks Annual Conferences Highlight Connectivity

The firm's Asia Pacific Women’s Networks hosted a series of conferences across seven offices in March, focused on fostering connectivity, encouraging dialogue about gender diversity and supporting the professional development of women at the firm. Learn More

Culture and Diversity , News and Events
09 Mar 2017

Being a Great Place to Work

Edith Cooper, global head of Human Capital Management at Goldman Sachs, reflects on what it means to be a great place to work and why she has stayed at the firm for more than 20 years. Read More on LinkedIn

Culture and Diversity , Our People
09 Mar 2017

Jo Hannaford: Nurturing Female Technology Talent

Jo Hannaford, a partner in the Engineering Division in London, speaks about the need to nurture female STEM talent in recognition of British Science Week. Learn More

Culture and Diversity , Engineering Hub , Our People
07 Mar 2017

Sally Boyle: Women Supporting Women

Sally Boyle, international head of Human Capital Management at Goldman Sachs, speaks about the importance of female role models in recognition of International Women’s Day. Learn More

Advice , Culture and Diversity
09 Feb 2017

Women in India Explore Careers in Financial Services

The second annual Women Emerging in Finance event, recently hosted at the Goldman Sachs Bengaluru office, offered students an opportunity to network with people from across the firm and learn more about careers in financial services. Learn More

Culture and Diversity , News and Events , Our People
23 Jan 2017

Profile: Paget MacColl, Investment Management Division

Paget MacColl, a managing director in our Investment Management Division, speaks with The Glass Hammer about the importance of lasting relationships and mentoring women to take ownership over their careers. Go to Article

Advice , Culture and Diversity , Our People
19 Dec 2016

Our People in the Community: Supporting Children With Disabilities and Their Families

Seth Kramer and John McGuire, who work in our Services Division and our Executive Office, respectively, serve on the board of directors of INCLUDEnyc, a New York-based nonprofit that supports people with disabilities—from birth through age 26, and their families, by promoting positive education, employment and independent living. Learn More

Culture and Diversity , News and Events , Our People
10 Nov 2016

Profile: Drew Peterson, Goldman Sachs Vice President and US Veteran, Runs to Promote Women’s Rights in Afghanistan

In Afghanistan, sports are largely off-limits to women and girls. Drew Peterson, an Air Force veteran who served two tours in Afghanistan before he joined Goldman Sachs in 2014, ran with local Afghan women in the country’s second-ever marathon earlier this month. Learn More

Citizenship , Culture and Diversity , News and Events , Our People
01 Nov 2016

2016 Student Art Project in Jersey City

Goldman Sachs recently celebrated its 12th season of the Student Art Project in Jersey City, New Jersey and showcased the artwork of 30 local students. Launched in 2005 with the Jersey City education, arts and nonprofit communities, the Student Art Project is a free arts and education program aimed to introduce students to new artistic mediums, environments, and topical issues within their community. Learn More

Citizenship , Culture and Diversity , News and Events
11 Oct 2016

Meet Our People: Julie Silverman

Julie Silverman, a managing director in our Investment Banking Division, reflects on being out in the workplace and the strength of the LGBT community and their allies at Goldman Sachs. Watch Video

Culture and Diversity , Our People
06 Oct 2016

Goldman Sachs Hosts 'Out for Undergrad Business Conference'

Goldman Sachs hosted the twelfth annual Out for Undergrad Business Conference, bringing together LGBT students and sponsoring banking, consulting and financial services firms. Read More

Culture and Diversity , News and Events
28 Sep 2016

Edith Cooper: An Honest Conversation on Race

Edith Cooper, global head of Human Capital Management at Goldman Sachs, has written an essay about issues of race, opportunity and community in the United States. Read the essay and follow Edith on LinkedIn

Advice , Culture and Diversity , Our People
26 Sep 2016

Edith Cooper Named to ’25 Most Powerful Women in Finance’ List

American Banker recognized Edith Cooper, global head of Human Capital Management, as number nine on its list of the 25 Most Powerful Women in Finance. Read article on americanbanker.com

Culture and Diversity , News and Events
23 Sep 2016

Profile: Goldman Sachs Analyst’s Involvement with ‘Make-A-Wish Foundation’

Brittany McLellan Fitzgerald, an analyst in Goldman Sachs’ Human Capital Management Division, volunteers for the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Learn more about how she and her colleagues are making an impact with the organization. Read More

Culture and Diversity , News and Events
09 Sep 2016

A Conversation with Marty Chavez

Marty Chavez spoke with interns from around the world and reflected on his background, career path and the impact of technology on the financial industry. The session was part of ‘Explore GS,’ a summer-long speaker series for interns at the firm. Watch Video

Advice , Culture and Diversity , Our People
26 Aug 2016

Banking Interns in EMEA Team Up in Competition for Charity Grants

Fourteen teams comprising 74 Investment Banking Division interns and summer associates competed on behalf of several charities in competitive pitches to panel of partners for $50,000 in Goldman Sachs Gives grants. Learn more

Culture and Diversity , News and Events
29 Jul 2016

Article: Building a Successful Women’s Network

Paget MacColl, co-head of the Goldman Sachs Firmwide Women’s Network, shares the firm’s approach to encouraging employee engagement with the network and advancing the dialogue on gender in the workplace. Go to Article

Advice , Culture and Diversity , News and Events , Our People
21 Jul 2016

Profile: Melissa Barrett, Compliance

Melissa Barrett, a managing director in Compliance, speaks with The Glass Hammer about her 20-year career at Goldman Sachs. She highlights her journey at the firm, the value of mentorship, and why it’s important to have a seat at the table. Read Article on THEGLASSHAMMER.COM

Advice , Culture and Diversity
12 Jul 2016

Goldman Sachs Recognized as 'Fit-Friendly' by the American Heart Association

Goldman Sachs was recognized by the American Heart Association as a 2016 Platinum Fit-Friendly Worksite, the highest achievement attainable. Learn More

Culture and Diversity , News and Events
21 Jun 2016

Edith Cooper Highlights Culture and Advice to Jobseekers

In an interview with LinkedIn, Global Head of Human Capital Management Edith Cooper highlights company culture as the key to innovation and her top advice for getting a job at Goldman Sachs. Learn More

Advice , Culture and Diversity
16 Jun 2016

Profile: Julie Silverman, Investment Banking Division

Julie Silverman oversees the junior banker program in the Investment Banking Division at Goldman Sachs. She speaks with The Glass Hammer about how she got into financial services, her experience in the LGBT community, and why it’s essential to be authentic in the workplace. Read article on THEGLASSHAMMER.COM

Advice , Culture and Diversity
10 May 2016

Article: Evolving Our Interview Questions

Global Head of Human Capital Management Edith Cooper discusses the firm's approach to interviewing an increasingly broad range of candidates. Read article on BusinessInsider.com

Culture and Diversity , News and Events
25 Apr 2016

Goldman Sachs Recognized in Gender Equality Awards

Goldman Sachs was given the Progression Award at the 2016 Business in the Community (BITC) Workplace Gender Equality Awards in London. Read More

Culture and Diversity , News and Events
19 Apr 2016

‘Women in Technology’ Network Mentors Small Business Owners

The firm’s Women in Technology network and 10,000 Small Businesses program hosted a clinic to educate entrepreneurs on how new technology can transform small business. Watch Video

Culture and Diversity , News and Events
30 Mar 2016

Go Inside Goldman Sachs' "Girls Who Code" Program

Every July, we welcome Girls Who Code students to our New York office for a seven-week immersion program. Hear from Goldman Sachs engineers and Girls Who Code alumnae on what makes the program so impactful. Watch Video

Culture and Diversity
21 Mar 2016

Bengaluru Office Awarded For Excellence in Gender Inclusivity

Goldman Sachs earned accolades from NASSCOM for its new Maternity Management Program, which supports new and expecting mothers with a comprehensive range of services from a dedicated parent resource coordinator to health and nutrition counseling. Learn More

Culture and Diversity , News and Events
11 Mar 2016

Bengaluru Office Expands Childcare Services

Our Bengaluru office has tripled the capacity of its Children’s Center, making it one of India’s best corporate childcare offerings for parent employees of the firm. Learn More

Culture and Diversity , Our People
08 Mar 2016

Goldman Sachs Senior Women in EMEA and Asia Pacific Celebrate International Women’s Day and Support Women United

Goldman Sachs senior women in EMEA came together last night, on the eve of International Women’s Day, to demonstrate collectively their support for Women United, a campaign to end violence against women and girls across the world. Learn More

Culture and Diversity , News and Events
07 Mar 2016

Profile: Marie Louise Kirk, Securities Division

Marie Louise Kirk, head of Fixed Income Sales Strats for the Americas, leads a team that creates strategies and solutions for clients. She speaks with The Glass Hammer about the importance of friendships at work, her career progression from intern to partner, and how data is driving our businesses. Read Article on TheGlassHammer.com

Advice , Culture and Diversity , Our People
29 Feb 2016

The Power of Difference and Inclusion in the Workplace

Goldman Sachs was proud to be a Gold Level sponsor of the Black Solidarity Conference and host of a career talk with global head of Human Capital Management Edith Cooper. Learn More

Culture and Diversity
29 Feb 2016

Investing in Women of the Future

Goldman Sachs welcomed 165 final year A-Level students (high school seniors) to the firm’s London office on February 15 and 19, for a one-day program offering experiential learning, mentorship and university readiness. Learn More

Culture and Diversity , News and Events
14 Jan 2016

Article: In Support of Working Parents

The Guardian reports on firms offering innovative childcare programs in the workplace and highlights Goldman Sachs’ onsite children’s centers in London, Tokyo and New York. Read Article on TheGuardian.com

Culture and Diversity
08 Oct 2015

Goldman Sachs Welcomes Diverse Students to Insight Day

On September 28 and 29, Goldman Sachs welcomed 274 talented sophomores and juniors from a wide variety of colleges and majors to the firm’s New York Headquarters for an Insight Day. Learn More

Culture and Diversity , News and Events
04 Jun 2015

'America Needs You' Launches Fellowship Program in Chicago

America Needs You—an organization founded by an alumnus of Goldman Sachs—helps low-income, high-achieving, first-generation college students reach graduation and move on to successful careers. Trier Bryant, Goldman Sachs' vice president for Americas diversity recruiting, talks to the Chicago Tribune about America Needs You’s important work. Read More on ChicagoTribune.com

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