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Women in private equity

An opportunity to meet and inspire other female private equity professionals

Women in private equity is a global initiative by McKinsey to foster networks among female professionals working in private equity.

Events are regularly organized in different regions across the world, offering opportunities to share inspirational stories and knowledge about the industry. There is a focus on career-related topics, including the pathway to partner or managing director.

There are currently nine chapters globally led by private-equity leaders in local offices: Australia, Germany, India, London, New York, Paris, San Francisco, Stockholm, and Toronto.



The state of diversity in global private markets: 2022

– New research captures regional differences in the state of diversity in private equity and discusses the role of institutional investors as a catalyst for change.

Tracking diversity, equity, and inclusion data in private markets

– Institutional investors and private equity firms can implement some basic but crucial best practices to measure progress on diversity, equity, and inclusion.

The state of diversity in US private equity

– Taking a closer look at the data reveals private equity’s progress, remaining challenges, and the road ahead on diversity.

Forging your own path: Sandra Horbach on building a career in private equity

– The cohead of US buyout and growth at Carlyle shares thoughts on the state of private equity, the path forward on diversity and inclusion, and advice on building a successful career in the industry.

Contact us to learn more about the forum