Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

At the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, we believe the Federal Reserve most effectively serves the American public by building a more diverse and inclusive economy. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion, at all levels of the organization, has been one of our core values for many years and remains strong as we work to continue enhancing our efforts.

Related Commentary from Bank President Jim Bullard

Message in the St. Louis Fed’s 2022 OMWI Report to Congress (PDF)

Bullard reaffirms the Bank’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion across the organization and highlights the Bank’s efforts to maintain its focus in these areas.

Bullard Discusses the Pandemic’s Economic Impact and Racial Equity

Bullard spoke about the importance of an inclusive economy and promoting racial economic equity.

Jim Bullard

Jim Bullard

Connecting with the Communities We Serve

In his annual report message, Bullard highlights the importance of the Fed’s regional structure and discusses a variety of ways in which the St. Louis Fed connects with those it serves.

The St. Louis Fed’s Focus on Women in Economics

In this article, Bullard highlights the Women in Economics symposium and podcast series, which aim to promote more diversity in the field of economics.

Optimal Monetary Policy for the Masses

In this working paper, Bullard and his co-author examine whether monetary policy can benefit all households even in a world with substantial inequality. See the related blog post: Can Monetary Policy Benefit Everyone in Society?

Building a Diverse and Inclusive Workplace

Group of employees wearing colorful shirts walk during Pride parade. Overlaying this is a thumbnail of the Office of Minority and Women Inclusion (OMWI) Congressional Report cover.

Our most recent Office of Minority and Women Inclusion (OMWI) Congressional Report outlines the diversity and inclusion activities undertaken by our Bank.

Our employees make a difference to America's economy. You, too, can support that work—with a positive impact on your own career. Read about our employees in action.

Equity podcast

Economic Equity Podcasts

Feature conversations on advancing a more inclusive, equitable economy.

A man in a Native American shawl stands next to a young woman

Native American Outreach

Partners with Native American tribes and communities on economic education.

Employee Resource Groups

Offers connection and input to our Bank culture through voluntary groups.

Supplier Diversity Initiative

Expands our Bank’s supplier base through active outreach and engagement.

Our Culture in Action

Current Perspectives on Racial Economic Opportunity (Video)

Learn about strategies for engaging your students on this timely and relevant topic.

For the sixth year in a row, the St. Louis Fed earned a perfect score of 100 in the Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index.

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