About Us

We are one of 12 regional Reserve Banks that, together with the Board of Governors in Washington, D.C., make up the Federal Reserve System. As the central bank of the nation, we work to ensure the strength and integrity of the U.S. economy and financial system.

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Diversity is Vital to Our Mission

Diversity is vital to the Fed’s mission to encourage economic growth and financial stability. We believe that teams that are diverse in terms of race, ethnicity, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, and background produce better results. We strive to build a workplace where inclusion is culture, not policy.


Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

At the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, diversity and inclusion are vital to our mission to encourage economic growth and financial stability.


Office of Minority and Women Inclusion

The Office of Minority and Women Inclusion oversees our efforts to ensure diversity in our workforce and suppliers and to promote economic inclusion in the Third District and the nation.

Diversity and Our Hiring

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring the best candidates regardless of race, religion, ethnicity, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis prohibited by law. We strive to be a place that respects the strengths and differences of our employees.

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Employees Share a Sense of Belonging

Explore the ways the Bank creates a vibrant culture by cultivating an inclusive, inviting workplace. Connection thrives and employees feel they belong.


Supplier Diversity Program

Our supplier diversity program is an integral part of our commitment to ensuring economic inclusion. The program creates opportunities for minority- and women-owned firms to do business with the Bank.


Economist and Research Assistant Diversity Data

This information shows the racial/ethnic and gender makeup of Ph.D. economists and research assistants at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.