FHFA OMWI Releases their First Strategic Plan


Screen Shot 2016-06-10 at 10.51.19 AMThe Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) Office of Minority and Women Inclusion (OMWI) has released their strategic plan for FY 2016 – FY 2018. It outlines their commitment to making minority and women inclusion a fundamental part of the agency’s culture and delineates the ways the OMWI will champion diversity and inclusion standards defined in the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008 and the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010.

The plan also describes OMWI’s part in implementing diversity and inclusion efforts (D&I) and equal employment initiatives for the FHFA, and D&I efforts at Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and the Federal Home Loan Bank System.

OMWI Director for the FHFA, Sharron P.A. Levine, elucidates the plan’s meaning in its introductory message, “The FHFA OMWI Strategic Plan for FY 2016 – FY 2018 represents FHFA’s efforts not only to meet these statutory requirements, but also to foster a work environment that leverages diverse perspectives and encourages collaborative approaches to achieve business success. It also reflects FHFA’s strategic initiative to promote diversity and ensure the inclusion of minorities and women in the business and activities of the agency and the regulated entities.”

The strategic plan delineates five goals, each with specific objectives:

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To read more about the Strategic Plan, or view it in full, visit http://www.fhfa.gov/Media/PublicAffairs/Pages/FHFA-Releases-First-Strategic-Plan-OMWI.aspx.

To view the original article please see our magazine titled “Women-Owned Businesses Across the Housing Continuum” Vol 4, Issue 4 by Clicking Here 

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