OMWI Annual Report to Congress

The annual Office of Minority and Women Inclusion Report summarizes the efforts of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco to promote diversity and inclusion in its employment, procurement, and financial education activities. The Bank is committed to the recruitment, development, and retention of minorities and women, and to promoting a workplace culture where employees feel included and have a sense of belonging. The Bank’s leadership believes that a diverse workforce is critical to achieving the Bank’s mission and business objectives.

Download 2021 Annual Report to Congress (pdf, 2.88 mb)

Previous OMWI Annual Reports

2020 Annual Report to Congress (pdf, 6 mb)
2019 Annual Report to Congress (pdf, 2.2 mb)
2018 Annual Report to Congress (pdf, 1 mb)
2017 Annual Report to Congress (pdf, 1.2 mb)

Our Workforce in 2021

As of December 31, 2021, the overall composition of the SF Fed’s workforce was 60% minority (36% Asian, 15% Hispanic, 7% Black, 2% other) and 45% female.

Economist and Research Assistant Diversity Data

The information below shows the racial/ethnic and gender makeup of Ph.D. economists and research assistants at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. The San Francisco Fed employs economists across a wide range of areas of expertise. Research assistants (RAs) are generally hired directly after undergraduate study and work alongside economists. RAs are usually in their positions for a few years and leave the role well-suited to pursue a graduate degree—often in economics.

PhD/Research Assistant Asian Black/African American Hispanic/Latino Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander American Indian or Alaska Native Two or More White Count
Female Male Female Male Female Male Female Male Female Male Female Male Female Male
PhD Economics 4 2 0 1 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 21 40
Research Assistant 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 6 15

Data as of 12/31/21.