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We have a deep and longstanding commitment to advancing diversity and inclusion in business, in society and within our firm.

At McKinsey, diversity and inclusion are not just moral imperatives, they are integral to our dual mission -- to help our clients make substantial, lasting performance improvements and to build a firm that attracts, develops, excites, and retains exceptional people.

Through our groundbreaking research, we have set out a compelling business and economic case for diversity. Using our global reach, we share our insights, convene partnerships for action, and serve clients to inform critical decision-makers with the power to make real change.



speaking more than 130 languages with offices in 66 countries


affinity networks

to foster community, mentorship and professional development



for LGBTQ equality in the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Corporate Equality Index, every year since 2006


Diversity and Inclusion

We have long sought to advance and promote diversity in our own firm, in our clients, and in society more broadly, as well as to foster an inclusive culture, where every colleagueregardless of backgroundfeels a deep sense of respect and belonging. In 2014, we launched All In, a global program to increase the number of women at all levels of our firm. Through our policies, systems, and culture, we strive to create an exceptional global environment for all colleagues. Our affinity networks foster community, mentorship, professional development, and advancement for women, members of the LGBTQ+ community, colleagues from minority ethnic groups, parents of special-needs children, veterans, and colleagues with disabilities.

Women in Business and Society

For more than 10 years, we have been studying the relationship between gender diversity and organizational performance and developing insights about practices and tools to advance parity. At McKinsey, we have accelerated our efforts to recruit, retain, and develop women.

McKinsey Black Network

McKinsey Black Network, one of our global affinity groups, is part of our commitment to create and maintain an environment where everyone’s background, perspective, and skills are supported.

LGBTQ+ Equality

GLAM is a vibrant, connected, worldwide network of LGBTQ+ colleagues who are committed to each other’s success.

Awards and Recognition


#1 consulting firm in Diversity & Inclusion 2018 and 2019

Working Mother

Top 10 in Best Companies for four of the past five years


Top Companies 2017 and 2018

Human Rights Campaign

Best Places to Work, Corporate Equality Index score of 100 for LGBTQ equality (every year since joining the survey in 2006)

How Diversity Helps Our Clients

We help organizations craft better diversity and inclusion strategies to gain a competitive edge.

Our Diversity and Inclusion Practice advises and supports clients across industries, helping them customize their own approaches to creating value through improving diversity and fostering an inclusive culture. Drawing on our extensive research and expertise, we use innovative capabilities based on behavioral psychology, as well as proprietary tools and technology-driven solutions, to help clients access the benefits of diversity.

Latest thinking

Delivering Through Diversity

Our latest research reinforces the link between diversity and company financial performance—and suggests how organizations... can craft better inclusion strategies for a competitive edge.

Women in the Workplace

Our Women in the Workplace survey, conducted in partnership with LeanIn.Org, is the largest study of its kind.

People Analytics

More sophisticated analyses of big data are helping companies identify, recruit, and reward the best personnel.

Our Partnerships

Blogs About Our People

Learn what it’s like to work at McKinsey on our Careers site.