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US: Gay former Goldman exec Chavez on diversity on Wall Street

US: Gay former Goldman exec Chavez on diversity on Wall Street

(Reuters) – Former Goldman Sachs Group Inc executive, Marty Chavez, said on Tuesday [that] Wall Street’s position on diversity has evolved since he started at the mega-bank, in the 1990s. Chavez, who is Latino and openly gay, said he hesitated when he was first offered a position on Wall Street, fearing Goldman Sachs might see […]

From Wall Street to Silicon Valley, LGBT+ investment on the rise

From Wall Street to Silicon Valley, LGBT+ investment on the rise

When Michele Bettencourt stepped down as chief executive of a billion-dollar cyber-security firm, to begin her transition from male to female, she thought her career was over. Two years later, Bettencourt is not only living as a transgender woman, but she was also named chairwoman of the board of directors for an up-and-coming tech company.

US: Goldman Sachs internal campaign on use of gender pronouns

US: Goldman Sachs internal campaign on use of gender pronouns

(Reuters) – Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS.N) said on Friday it has launched an internal campaign to promote awareness about pronouns and how employees self-identify. In a blog post, Goldman listed “tips for being an inclusive ally”, and advised that employees should not assume a colleague’s pronoun or pronouns based on gender.