Morgan Stanley

Institute for Inclusion

"The Institute for Inclusion will lead an integrated and transparent diversity, equity and inclusion strategy to deliver the full potential of Morgan Stanley to achieve meaningful change within our firm and beyond. Guided by an independent advisory board, the Institute will strengthen the firm’s efforts to drive stronger outcomes for underserved communities through our business practices, philanthropy, thought leadership and talent processes. In alignment with our core values, we believe that we have a responsibility to not only give back, but also to play an active role in creating a more equitable and inclusive society.”


James P. Gorman, Chairman and CEO, Morgan Stanley

Our Mandate

A Message From Susan Reid

Hear from Morgan Stanley's Global Head of Diversity & Inclusion and the Director of the Institute for Inclusion on its mission and mandate, and about some of the Institute’s initiatives to invest in and support underserved communities and to drive workplace diversity and inclusion.

Our Mission

Investing in Underserved Communities

We are committed to advancing economic outcomes in underserved communities through our products, services, spending, business practices and thought leadership.

Advancing Equity Through Giving

We will leverage our philanthropic efforts to help promote equity and inclusion for underrepresented groups and do our part to help eradicate systemic bias.

Driving Workplace Diversity and Inclusion

We strive to lead the way in attracting, developing, and retaining individuals with diverse backgrounds and perspectives, and to drive a culture of inclusion for all colleagues.

Our Advisory Board

To help guide the Institute's work and strategic priorities, we appointed an independent advisory board of prominent thought leaders and luminaries from business, academia and non-profit organizations.

Meet Our Board