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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

ABA is committed to helping banks of all sizes build diverse, equitable and inclusive workplaces that best represent the communities they serve. Our members have access to training, industry leading practices and other dedicated resources to help them achieve their DEI goals.

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ABA strives to integrate diversity, equity, and inclusion across our organization and to support our members in developing their DEI leadership and proficiencies. We identify and remove barriers to equitable access and development; respect and value individual differences, experiences, and perspectives; and sustain employee engagement through inclusion.


Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Summit

September 15, 2022 | Virtual Conference | Designed to help bankers become an agent of change for the banking industry and for the community.

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Training for Bank Directors

Much is expected of bank boards today. Stay informed and stay ahead with 19 video courses covering critical functions, and fundamentals, of serving in these roles.

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Discover Inclusive Banking

CDFIs and MDIs are financial institutions with a mission to serve low- to moderate-income communities and ensure they receive the economic opportunities they need and deserve.

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Naomi Mercer

Naomi Mercer

Senior Vice President, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

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Diana Banks

Vice President & Senior Counsel, Regulatory Compliance and Policy

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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Advisory Group

Provides input to guide ABA staff on the creation of future programming and advocacy issues concerning DEI.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Open Forum

A monthly forum for bankers to conduct peer-to-peer exchanges on DEI topics, challenges, and leading practices.