Where respect and dignity are job requirements for all

Inclusion, diversity and equity (ID&E) are integral to who we are as a company and how we serve the financial needs of those who serve others. Alongside Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), we address systemic issues so we can promote equity for our associates, clients and communities — because everyone deserves to be treated with respect and dignity.

Be the Change

TIAA is committed to Be the Change through three key areas of focus:


We must build a generation of diverse future leaders


We must enable inclusive wealth generation


We must stand for bold community impact

These focus areas drive us to take meaningful action within our organization and the world around us.

"TIAA has made diversity, equity and inclusion a cornerstone of its culture. Now more than ever, companies need to create cultures where employees can bring their true selves to work. It's not only the right thing to do but also what's best for the long-term health of our business."

Thasunda Brown Duckett
President and CEO of TIAA

Find out more about how our leadership prioritizes ID&E.

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Closing the gap

It's time to retire inequality

We've always believed that retiring with dignity and security is a fundamental right for all. But even in 2022, women retire with 30% less income than men on average. In light of the 50th anniversary of Title IX and supporting our mission to enable a legacy of inclusive wealth generation, TIAA is committed to closing the retirement security gap and helping women retire with equality.

Business resource groups

Empowered by our people

TIAA supports a rich community of Business Resource Groups (BRGs) that unite associates from underrepresented communities and their allies. With over 40% of our organization participating, our BRGs enhance our ID&E strategy through leadership development, networking opportunities, community outreach, philanthropic efforts, business solutions, product input and multicultural awareness.

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Female associates and allies

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African American associates and allies

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Seasoned, experienced associates and allies

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LGBTQ associates and allies

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Asian associates and allies

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Latino and Hispanic associates and allies

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Diverse Abilities

Associates with disabilities and caregivers and allies

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Our Corps

Active military, veterans and family members associates and allies

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Associates early in career or new in role and allies

Corporate social responsibility

Giving back and giving it our all

Corporate Social Responsibility is a critical component of our ID&E strategy. Together, CSR and ID&E participate in efforts addressing systemic issues to promote equity for underserved populations. We emphasize equity in all community outreach practices to ensure an inclusive approach to making a difference.

Our responsibility to make change

Our platform as a global financial services firm affords us a unique opportunity and responsibility to rally for social justice. We've partnered with several corporate coalitions to make long-lasting sustainable change.

Business Diversity Program

TIAA is proud to support the growth and inclusion of diverse businesses nationwide. Our Business Diversity Program ensures equitable opportunities and inclusive representation for businesses owned by diverse individuals or groups.

Come work with TIAA

We're always seeking new talent to build a more diverse workplace and culture. Become a part of our heritage of serving those who do good in the world.

Awards & recognition

Long-standing track record

TIAA has been publicly recognized for our commitment to inclusion, diversity and equity throughout our history.

2021 Top 50 Companies for Diversity
Diversity Inc. • 2013-2020 

2021 The Employers for Diversity
Forbes • 2018-2020

NAFE - National Association for Female Executives

Best of the Best Corporation for Inclusion
NBIC • 2016-2020

100 Best Company
Seramount • 2021

Best Company for Dads
Seramount • 2021

Best Company for Multicultural Women
Seramount • 2021

Best Places to Work LQBTQ Equality
HRC Corporate Equality Index • 2020

Best for Vets Employers
Military Times • 2020

Best Places to Work for Dads
Fatherly • Scary Mommy • 2020-2021

Equal opportunity

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.