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.
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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.
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Diverse. Inclusive. Not just a nice idea. It’s who we are.

Our commitment to inclusion and diversity doesn't stop with TIAA associates. We created a website for young professionals, a website in Spanish for Spanish-preferred participants, a series of webinars for LGBTQ+ customers, a robust Supplier Diversity program featuring expos, webinars and mentorship programs, and importantly, a consultative I&D program for our institutional clients.
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Women

Women make up 40% of TIAA and CREF trustees and overseers and 25% of the executive committee.
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Minorities

Minorities represent 28% of TIAA and CREF trustees and overseers and 44% of the executive committee.
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Suppliers

TIAA works with more than 100 diverse suppliers. 11.7% of our spend is with diverse companies.
Careers

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.
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Top 50 Companies for Diversity
DiversityInc
2019
Top 10 Companies for Executive Women
Top 10 Companies for Executive Women
National Association of Female Executives
2019
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50 Best Companies for Diversity
Black Enterprise
2018

TIAA celebrates successful working parents

For the 8th year in a row, Working Mother has selected TIAA as one of the 100 Best Companies. Check out our latest press release.

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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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.