Inclusion & Diversity

TIAA is a diverse and dynamic organization. Our associates bring a wide range of perspectives, which allows us to deliver relevant insights. This allows us to better serve clients from all backgrounds.
A Culture of Diversity

Connected through our differences

By building a culture that allows all associates to contribute their unique talents and skills, we're able to provide our clients with fresh ideas and distinct perspectives to help them achieve their goals.

Business Resource Groups

To help foster inclusion and diversity (I&D), TIAA has a rich community of Business Resource Groups that provide leadership development, networking opportunities, community outreach and philanthropic efforts, business solutions and product input, and multicultural awareness for its associates.
Quick facts

TIAA Board of Trustees

TIAA sees the value of a diverse board to shape inclusive policies and operations for the many groups TIAA serves.
Minorities represent 28% of TIAA and CREF trustees and overseers and women represent 39%. 
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TIAA works with more than 100 diverse suppliers. 11.7% of our spend is with
diverse companies.
supplier diversity

Supplier Diversity Program

We launched our Supplier Diversity Program in 1992 to build supplier relationships with minority- and women-owned business enterprises. Since 2011, TIAA has been designated as “best in class” among our peers for supplier diversity.

Is TIAA the place for you?

We’re always searching for new talent to build a more diverse team. We’re looking for your unique perspective to help us:
  • Create a more inclusive workforce
  • Meet the needs of our clients
  • Drive innovative thinking
  • Compete in a challenging market
awards & recognition

Workplace diversity

We’re proud of the recognition we’ve earned for creating a diverse and inclusive workforce.
Diversity Inc Logo
Top 10 Companies for Diversity
Top 10 Companies for Executive Women
Top 10 Companies for Executive Women
National Association for Female Executives
Black Enterprise Logo
50 Best Companies for Diversity
Black Enterprise

TIAA celebrates successful working parents

TIAA has been selected as one of the 100 Best Companies by Working Mother for nine consecutive years. In 2020, TIAA was chosen by as one of The 50 Best Places to Work for New Dads.

Nondiscrimination and equal opportunity employment

TIAA is committed to providing equal employment opportunity as to all employment practices, including recruitment, selection, training/development, promotion, transfer, disciplinary action and compensation, without regard to race, creed, ethnicity, color, age, religion, sex, sex stereotype, pregnancy (including childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions where applicable), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, marital status, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, requesting a reasonable accommodation based on mental or physical disability, medical condition (as defined by applicable law), genetic history and information, citizenship status, military or veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law or ordinance or regulation.
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