Morgan Stanley

Diversity & Inclusion

"At Morgan Stanley, diversity is an opportunity—for clients, employees and the firm. By valuing diverse perspectives, we can better serve our clients while we help employees achieve their professional objectives. A corporate culture in which everyone feels they belong is fundamental to our role as a global leader constantly striving for excellence in all that we do."


James P. Gorman, Executive Chairman, Morgan Stanley

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

A Call to Action

Executive Chairman James P. Gorman outlines our efforts to champion racial equity and inclusion.

Driving Our Efforts

The Institute for Inclusion

Our mission is to catalyze and accelerate an integrated and transparent strategy around diversity, equity, and inclusion in order to deliver the full potential of Morgan Stanley and drive meaningful change within our firm and beyond. 

About The Institute

Inclusive Ventures Group

Underrepresented entrepreneurs are the cutting-edge leaders of businesses that power markets. Hear their stories and learn about how we are transforming the investment landscape around the world.

Explore our programs and efforts

Advancing Racial Equity

At Morgan Stanley, advancing racial equity is about intentional, holistic change at the intersection of what we do as a company, in our global and local communities and as an inclusive workplace that values diversity. 

Learn More about how we drive racial equity

Leading Both Inside and Outside the Firm


Our skilled and creative workforce comprises individuals drawn from a broad cross section of the global communities in which we operate and who reflect a variety of backgrounds, talents, perspectives and experiences. Our employees deliver unique ideas and exceptional service to our clients every day.

Our strong commitment to a culture of inclusion is evident through our constant focus on recruiting, developing and advancing individuals based on their skills and talents.

The Forum for Women, Multicultural and LGBT Financial Advisors “Return to Work” Program Veterans at Morgan Stanley Diversity Programs Currently Accepting Applications


We know that a diverse workforce and an inclusive corporate culture matters to our clients. We leverage the diverse backgrounds, perspectives and experiences of our employees to deliver innovative solutions to our clients. 

We also seek out partnerships with diverse-owned companies. Through our supplier diversity efforts, we work with a variety of firms to foster strategic business relationships, which in turn stimulates the growth of many small businesses and drives economic development in the communities where we work and live.

Supplier Diversity Information UK Women in Finance Charter 2023 UK Gender Pay Gap Report 2022 UK Gender Pay Gap Report 2021 UK Gender Pay Gap Report 2020 UK Gender Pay Gap Report 2019 UK Gender Pay Gap Report 2018 UK Gender Pay Gap Report 2017 UK Gender Pay Gap Report


Through philanthropy and employee volunteerism, Morgan Stanley supports the diverse communities where our employees live and work. In particular, we partner with and support a number of organizations focused on the development and advancement of diverse talent and inclusive organizations.

Volunteering at Morgan Stanley