Office of Minority and Women Inclusion
The Office of Minority and Women Inclusion was established in July of 2011, as required by Section 342 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010.
With regard to internal diversity and inclusion, the SEC is committed to providing a workplace that includes people of diverse backgrounds and fully utilizes their talents to achieve its mission. The SEC believes that a diverse workforce and an inclusive workplace culture enhances the performance of our organization and our ability to fulfill the agency's mission. OMWI also has responsibility to ensure the fair inclusion and utilization of diverse suppliers.
The OMWI Director is required to develop standards to assess the diversity policies and practices of entities regulated by the agency. The joint standards and the model assessment approach presented in the Proposed Interagency Policy Statement Establishing Joint Standards for Assessing the Diversity Policies and Practices of Entities Regulated by the Agencies and Request for Comment, are intended to promote the transparency and awareness of, and provide guidance for assessing, the diversity policies and practices of regulated entities. You may read the related press release.
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