Diversity & Inclusion


Diversity & Inclusion

Being out at Wells Fargo

Matt Hurwitz, executive vice president and head of Commercial Banking Communications, talks about being openly gay at Wells Fargo.


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‘We should all feel empowered to safely intervene in situations of harassment’

There is no perfect response to harassment, but the 5Ds of bystander intervention offer simple tactics to safely intervene and help others reduce trauma, writes Emily May, president, co-founder, and lead executive officer of Right to Be.


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Helping HBCU students as they become the leaders of tomorrow

Since the mid-2000s, Wells Fargo has provided more than $34 million to historically Black colleges and universities, or HBCUs, and organizations that support them.


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More than a game: Support of HBCU classics goes way beyond football

Wells Fargo served as the official banking sponsor of four games this fall.


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Wells Fargo, Spoleto Festival USA share the story of ‘Omar’

The opera, which made its world premiere on May 27, is based on the autobiography of Omar Ibn Said, an enslaved African brought to Charleston, South Carolina, in 1807.


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Wells Fargo mural honors bravery of Freedom Riders fighting segregation

In 1961, segregation was illegal on interstate public transport, but the law was ignored in the Deep South. A Wells Fargo mural in Birmingham, Alabama, tells the story of the Freedom Riders who put themselves at risk to uphold the law.


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Minnesota’s first Black-owned bank

The murder of George Floyd sparked calls for businesses to address racial bias in their communities. Answering that call, Wells Fargo and other large Minneapolis banks worked with First Independence to open Minnesota’s first Black-owned bank.


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Combating anti-Asian biases with meaningful investments and focused support

Grants plus community works are some of the ways we’re supporting Asian American and Pacific Islander communities within Wells Fargo and around the country.


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Pairing wine with inclusivity

Robin McBride and Andréa McBride John, half-sisters who led parallel lives on opposite ends of the globe, are overcoming barriers for women and people of color in the wine industry.


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‘Supporting HBCUs is critical for solving racial inequity in America’

Viewpoints: HBCUs possess the power and the people to create a more equitable society, writes Dr. Harry L. Williams, president and CEO of Thurgood Marshall College Fund.


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Celebrating the National Urban League’s new home in Harlem

With support from Wells Fargo, the organization is breaking ground on its new headquarters in the heart of the historic New York City neighborhood.


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‘For LGBTQ students, obstacles to equality remain’

Viewpoints: Tackling systemic racism and other inequities in areas such as education can help break down barriers many LGBTQ students face, writes Jorge Valencia, executive director and CEO of Point Foundation.


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Elevating the voices of community impact-makers

Socially conscious Wells Fargo APIA scholarship recipients talk about addressing the challenges Asian Americans face.


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‘We’re people who have different abilities, and there’s a lot of talent in this community that is just untapped’

Wells Fargo’s Neurodiversity Program celebrates the range of differences among individuals and provides structure and support to help all employees flourish.


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An app that makes financial sense for older LGBTQ adults

SAGECents, available through the advocacy group SAGE and funded by Wells Fargo, addresses economic stability and stress in the aging LGBTQ population.