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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI)

Pride 2024: Stories of Strength

As we mark Pride Month as both a personal and communal celebration of visibility, perseverance, and dignity, a few of our associates highlighted the importance of our BRG in creating space to share their lived experiences as members and allies of the LGBTQ+ community.

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We are committed to progress. Grounded in an intentional, multiyear global strategy, our vision is clear, our priorities are aligned, and our direction is focused.

Grow a diverse workforce

We recruit and engage candidates with different backgrounds and experiences who bring new perspectives. With a dedicated Diversity Acquistion team and the support of diverse Board members, our Black Leadership Council, Amplify Voices, and other governance groups, we continually enhance our recruitment and outreach.


total global diverse1 population


female associates globally


Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, or Native American associates


board diversity1


ethnically diverse1 associates (U.S.)


management diversity1

To learn more, view Our Diverse U.S. Population (PDF).

1 Diverse is defined as female representation (globally) and/or varying ethic groups (U.S. only).
2 This figure includes 18% of our associates who are Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, or Native American. 

Each year, we offer a variety of global initiatives to inform, inspire, and recruit diverse early talent. M.B.A. Day, Launching Your Legacy, Women’s Stock Pitch workshop, internships, and apprenticeships are examples of how we introduce our industry to candidates and share work insights and career pathways at T. Rowe Price.

Our recruiting efforts don’t stop there. All people leaders and hiring managers are encouraged to advance DEI and enhance the candidate experience.

Engage our associates

Training. Leadership development. Associate-led resource groups. These are some of the ways we support associates’ growth along their DEI journey and create an inclusive work environment for all.

Global program highlights:

  • Accelerated Leadership Development Experience for Ethnically Diverse Leaders
  • Women in Sales, Investments, and Technology Programs
  • Early Talent Development and Career Break Talent Programs
  • Caregiver and Parental Transitional Support Program


hours spent in firmwide mentorship programs


councils, advisory groups, associate-led resource groups, and heritage communities

Sustain our culture

As we recruit and retain a diverse workforce, it’s critical we foster a welcoming, respectful workplace, which better equips us to help our clients thrive.

Our associate-led resource groups play a vital role in helping to maintain and evolve our culture. These are inclusive communities for those with diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds, diverse abilities, members of the LGBTQ+ community, women, and veterans. All associates are encouraged to join.


Advances cultural diversity to help associates and the firm succeed.

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Ensures all LGBTQ+ associates are comfortable bringing their full selves to work.

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Helps us attract, develop, advance, and retain principled women.

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Honors the contributions, strength, and experience of veterans and their families.

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Promote awareness, education, and acceptance of the broad spectrum of conditions affecting associates.


of associates belong to at least one associate-led resource group


of our people leaders attended Managing Inclusion training

Communicate progress

We integrate DEI into how we engage the world around us. Collaborating with other organizations, we unify efforts and share insights on building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace.

Supplier Diversity

Our supplier diversity program prioritizes relationships with small and diverse business owners. By 2025, we aim to spend $50 million with diverse-owned and small disadvantaged-owned businesses in the U.S. annually.

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Strategic partnerships with diverse organizations help us expand our reach, identify learning and training opportunities, and further engage with prospective associates of all backgrounds.

Our current commitments include:

  • Reflect Reconciliation Plan – In the spirit of healing and truth telling, we acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of Country. We pay our deepest respects to Elders past and present. In 2024, T. Rowe Price Australia began a journey to reconciliation with the implementation of our Reflect Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP). Read more.
  • CNote – Provides capital to U.S. lenders that support diverse business owners and underserved communities.
  • Diversity Project UK – Champions a diverse and inclusive UK investment and savings industry with the right talent.
  • Girls Are Investors (GAIN) – Encourages undergraduates to consider careers in investment management.
  • DisabilityIN – Leverages best-in-class programming and expertise to achieve disability inclusion and equality.
  • Future Females in Finance (F3) – Hosts students for a six-week experience to introduce careers in asset management.
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Equity at Work Certifications

We are one of 17 industry-leading employers to participate in the Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT) Hispanic Equity at Work Certification. This multiyear initiative establishes a standard of and a road map to Hispanic equity in the workplace.

The firm also participates in the MLT Black Equity at Work Certification program.

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ESG Approach

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors are integrated into our investment approach, and they drive how we behave as a company. We believe this allows us to position ourselves and our clients for long-term success.

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Corporate Responsibility

Whether tutoring in schools, feeding the hungry, or helping small businesses, our associates bring a spirit of generosity to everything they do. The T. Rowe Price Foundation supports nonprofits that empower and enrich the communities in which we live and operate.

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Be accountable

Collectively, we depend on each other for the successes and failures of our work and are responsible for doing the right thing for our business, clients, and associates.

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When we demonstrate action, learning, initiative, and execution, we build trust. That trust, combined with our DEI learnings and shared experiences, sets the stage for a more equitable future.
Head of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and Corporate Responsibility

Demonstrating our commitment

  • We set a DEI performance objective for all associates globally. It outlines the accountability we have in achieving our shared DEI goals. And sets differentiated, enhanced expectations for people leaders, given their impact and role in cultivating equitable experiences.
  • Since 2017, we publish an annual UK Gender Pay Gap Report, which details the average and median difference in pay between men and women in our UK office.

Representation goals by 2025:

46% female associates globally with 33% in senior roles1

19% underrepresented talent2 with 10% in senior roles1

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1Senior roles are defined as people leaders and/or individual contributors with significant business or functional responsibility.
2Underrepresented talent is defined as Black and African American, Hispanic/Latino, and/or Native American.

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Best Places to Work for LGBTQ+ Equality 2022

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Gender-Equality Index 2023

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Inclusion Index 2022

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Top 100 Employers 2022

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Life at T. Rowe Price

What's it like to work here? Our associates share their stories and career advice.

All statistics and data are as of September 30, 2023, unless otherwise specified.