Minority and Women Inclusion 2016

Diversity and inclusion (D&I) has grown in prevalence in recent years, most significantly with the 2011 establishment of the Office of Minority and Women Inclusion (OMWI) for regulated entities. The most pivotal aspect of this movement is accountability, to ensure that diversity work is actually being conducted and not just discussed. Entities—most recently the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)—have taken initiative in reporting their progress by providing Congress with annual OMWI reports. Continue reading