Develop partnerships with D&I organizations

Initiative Description

Build relationships with third party organizations that promote the advancement of D&I in the PE industry.


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Resources for Consideration

  • 100 Women In Finance
    • Through Education, Peer Engagement and Impact, the organization furthers the progress of women who have chosen finance as a career, and enables their positive influence over pre-career young women.
  • Association of Women in Finance
    • The Association of Women in Finance (the "AWF") is a group of finance professionals dedicated to supporting the advancement of women in finance.
    • BLCK VC was formed to connect, engage, empower, and advance Black venture investors by providing a focused community built for and by Black venture investors.
  • ELLE Invest
    • Elle Invest provides a voice to women in Quebec empowering them to achieve success in the VC/PE industry.
  • Forté Foundation
    • Forté is a non-profit powered by an alliance of talented women, universities, and corporations from diverse backgrounds, industries, and career stages, united to shake up the status quo.
  • Girls Who Invest
    • Girls Who Invest is a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing the number of women in portfolio management and executive leadership in the asset management industry.
  • Level 20
    • Level 20 is a not for profit organisation dedicated to improving gender diversity in the European private equity industry.
  • The MLT Racial Equity at Work Certification Programs
    • The MLT Black and Hispanic Equity at Work Certification programs are comprehensive, collaborative, and confidential racial equity improvement systems with four key components: Measurement, Roadmap, Support, and Recognition.
  • Pride at Work Canada
    • Through dialogue, education and thought leadership, Pride at Work Canada empowers employers to build workplaces that celebrate all employees regardless of gender expression, gender identity, and sexual orientation.
  • Private Equity Women Investor Network (PEWIN)
    • PEWIN is the pre-eminent organization for senior women leaders in private equity, providing opportunities to network, share ideas, make deep connections with peers, and empower each other to succeed.
  • Synergist Network
    • Synergist Network seeks to connect women in the first decade of their investing careers and provide them with the infrastructure, network, and business acumen critical for long-term success.
  • Tech Funding Equity Opportunity Pledge
    • The Opportunity Pledge and its corresponding framework are designed to serve as a first step for institutional investors to analyze their role in and optimize their progress toward achieving tech funding equity.