Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging

Discover how we are creating a culture of belonging and equality.

We are committed to advancing equality in the workplace by attracting and retaining a diverse workforce. With a wide range of backgrounds and experiences, our employees help us create a competitive advantage that differentiates and elevates everything we do.

Our commitment to equality
Strength in Diversity
We have built our company around a culture of respect, and we believe to our core that our diversity is our strength.
Adena Friedman, President and CEO, Nasdaq
We Stand Together
Our country is facing great challenges right now, and it is in these times that it is more important than ever to stand together, to respect others, and to strive to create positive change.
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Belonging is at our core 

Our employee networks enable employees to connect on shared topics and interests with the goal of supporting diversity, and a sense of inclusion and belonging. We currently have 11 employee networks:

  • ¡Adelante Nasdaq! serves employees who are interested in Hispanic/Latino culture and heritage.
  • APAN (Asian Professionals at Nasdaq) is a platform for professional and social activities for employees that have an affinity or interest in Asian culture.
  • Global Green Team Community brings together Nasdaq employees who are passionate about sustainability and making a positive impact on the environment and planet. 
  • GLOBE (Global Link of Black Employees) provides a platform for connection and collaboration for all employees that have an affinity or interest in Black, African, African-American and West Indian culture at Nasdaq.
  • Nasdaq Accessibility Network serves employees with disabilities, their families and supporters.
  • Nasdaq Administrative Professionals Network enables administrative professionals across all geographies and demographics to collaborate with each other on shared topics, best practices and interests.
  • The OPEN (Out Proud Employees of Nasdaq) represents the LGBTQ+ employees, their families and allies.
  • Parents and Caregivers employee network is dedicated to all colleagues who identify themselves as parents and caregivers.
  • SEEN (Software Engineer Employee Network) is for Nasdaq colleagues who are enthusiastic about Software Engineering. The group seeks to bring like-minded individuals together by fostering a sense of community for software professionals in a fast-paced technology environment.
  • Veterans@Nasdaq brings together employees who have served or currently serve in the military, military families and their supporters.
  • WIN (Women In Nasdaq) promotes the professional growth of women at Nasdaq.

Webinar Series with the Department of Education

    Embracing cross-cultural collaboration
    our global workforce
    4,800
    employees in 39 offices
    diverse group of athletes
    The power of different perspectives
    We strive to create a culture that embraces the power of different perspectives—a culture where people's unique backgrounds and different experiences helps us fuel innovation and support our clients around the world.

    our global workforce
    4,800
    employees in 39 offices

    We give back with purpose

    We go beyond our internal efforts to promote diversity by supporting global initiatives, including ParityPledge as well as the United Nation’s LGBTI standards and Women’s Empowerment Principles. We also encourage employees to work with charitable organizations that cater to the needs of the communities where we live and work through our GoodWorks program.

    DIB Recognition 2021