Partnerships & Engagements
After 25 years in finance and ten years serving some of our largest institutional clients, Co-Head of Americas Region Alan Bowser has taken on the additional role of Chief Diversity Officer. Alan's business-driven Diversity and Inclusion insights are discussed in his recent piece published by Fast Company. He details the hidden cycle underrepresented talent face in trying to make it to the top.
Participating in the “Making Business Better for Everyone” panel at the Financial Times “Women at the Top” Summit, Head of Corporate Engagement Robyn Shepherd discussed with other industry leaders the importance of bringing more men into the conversations on gender equity.
Bridgewater’s Chief Diversity Officer and Co-Head of the Americas Region, Alan Bowser, recently joined the Knowledge@Wharton podcast to discuss the importance of mentorship and opportunity in the career advancement of diverse talent.
Together with nearly 50 other leading global corporations, Bridgewater pledges to improve racial and ethnic justice in the workplace as a founding member of this new initiative.
In a recent industry panel, Director of Investment Research Rebecca Patterson explained how Bridgewater is reinforcing its commitment to inclusion by emphasizing flexibility and human connection during a period of extended remote work.
Bridgewater’s Chief Compliance Officer joined a panel discussion where she discussed the intrinsic value of diverse perspectives, the talent imperative for organizations to build diverse and inclusive environments, and the unique role senior leaders must play in this work.
Our Co-Head of the Americas Region, Alan Bowser, has been named to the 2020 EMpower Ethnic Minority Executive Role Model List, supported by Yahoo Finance.
A veteran himself, CEO David McCormick encourages readers to shift the narrative around veterans and support their transition back to the civilian world.
Bridgewater congratulates Out Investors — whose mission is to make the direct investing industry more welcoming for the LGBTQ+ community — on the launch of their NYC chapter. The Out Investors network operates through local chapters across the globe to foster community, networking, and mentorship with direct support from investment firms. We are proud to be a founding member as part of our commitment to equity for LGBTQ+ people at our own firm and in the broader industry.
Members of Bridgewater’s core diversity team and employee affinity networks attended Management Leadership for Tomorrow's 15th Anniversary Celebration, which recognized the organization’s efforts over the years to equip and embolden people from underrepresented communities to succeed and advance to senior leadership in their respective fields. Photo credit: Laos Fois.
Members of Bridgewater’s LGBTQ+ and Ally Network attend The Center Dinner this year, which raised critical funds to support The Center’s life-saving and life-enhancing programs for members of the LGBTQ+ community in the New York City area. We were proud to sponsor this year's event, and we were moved by the award recipients and speakers who are doing their part to empower this community. Photo credit: Matteo Prandoni for BFA.com.
Director of Investment Research Karen Karniol-Tambour recalls how opportunity, mentorship, and feedback helped her rise through the ranks of Bridgewater. Karen was interviewed by CEO David McCormick at an event hosted by Declare, a global community dedicated to empowering women along their leadership journey.
To continue building our expertise in diversity and inclusion, we are proud to work with external partners who are dedicated to equipping people from underrepresented communities to succeed in our industry and beyond.