People are our most important asset. The Firm strives to attract, develop, and retain the best talent in our offices around the globe to support the differentiated investments we make and to build our portfolio companies into world-class organizations. We are committed to creating a workplace that values and fosters a diverse and outstanding group of professionals across all our functions.
Warburg Pincus employees represent a diverse pool of individuals serving in management and staff positions in the various areas of our business. It is our policy to ensure equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex, physical or mental handicap or disability, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), pregnancy, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic as defined by the applicable federal, state, or local law in all personnel matters including, without limitation, recruiting and hiring, compensation, opportunities for advancement (including promotion and transfers), evaluation, training, discipline, and termination.
We are committed to a work environment in which all individuals are treated with respect and dignity, free of discrimination and harassment, including sexual harassment, of one employee by another employee, partner, supervisor, business associate, customer, client, or guest of the Firm. Warburg Pincus recognizes the importance of its human capital and valuable role that our employees play in our success. We invest in our people and robust wellness programs, and a comfortable and safe work environment.
Warburg Pincus is committed to recruiting, retaining and developing a diverse talent pool across our 14 global offices. We are particularly focused on increasing our gender diversity across our professional roles.
In 2015, we established the Women@Warburg Quarterly Forum, hosted by our President, Timothy F. Geithner. This forum is a quarterly lunch series where female professionals get together and discuss various content and topics relating to their profession, relevant happenings in the industry and around the Firm, and can discuss topics relating to the retention and development of female professionals.
The Firm is pleased
to partner with the following organizations that provide mentoring, training,
and professional education to diverse professionals and potential candidates.
Declare (formerly Parity Professional Program) provides mentoring pods and monthly educational lectures on topics relevant to female investing professionals.
Girls Who Invest is an organization that provides mentoring, coaching and internships to college level women to expose them to investing as a career.
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity (SEO) is a nonprofit organization focused on educational and career programs for young people from underserved communities. The Firm works with SEO on its Alternative Investments program, which specifically seeks to increase diversity in the private equity industry. We provide financial sponsorship, educational and mentoring opportunities, and actively seek and recruit promising candidates affiliated with SEO.
Level 20 is a nonprofit organization founded in 2015 to inspire more women to join and to succeed in the private equity industry. The Firm provides financial sponsorship.