Freedom to change the world.

Giving great people the opportunity to be great is as central to the Capital One philosophy today as it was on day one. Regardless of identity or background, everyone deserves a chance to thrive and realize their full potential in an environment where they’re understood, valued and respected. Our goal is to build a place where every person feels empowered to unleash ideas for our customers that could change the world.

Meghan Welch
Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer

The push for greater diversity and inclusion transcends all levels of business at Capital One.

Our goal is to unify and focus our shared commitment to a fully inclusive environment and turn it into an actionable strategy. Capital One is proud to welcome new Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer Meghan Welch to lead this charge. Throughout her career, Meghan has been a passionate champion and advocate for advancing a diverse and inclusive culture across our enterprise. Her leadership at Capital One advances an inclusion culture across all lines of business. Fostering diversity is the first step to promote an atmosphere of inclusion where all associates feel empowered and are motivated to express their authentic selves to drive innovation. Harnessing the creative power of a diverse group of perspectives builds a better business and a stronger Capital One.

San Francisco, CA

Investing in Associate Networks 

Capital One offers a host of associate networks and connection groups to support our increasingly diverse workforce. Associates have access to programs, resources, and tools that enable them to realize their full potential in an environment that values their uniqueness and can connect with colleagues through cultural experiences and learning opportunities. Each network is aligned with Capital One’s overall goals of recruiting, developing and retaining talent and leveraging differences to achieve success for the organization.

African American Network • Asian Network CapAbilities Network • Hispanic Network • LGBT Network • Military Network • Women's Network


"A diversity of backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives is key to producing an innovative environment where associates thrive. Capital One’s Magellan Program is designed to connect, educate, and empower members of the African American Network with the knowledge and skills needed to manage their careers.” 

-Khary A. Scott, VP Business Development, Executive Sponsor of African American Network

Connection Groups

Adoption Connection

Capital One provides extensive programs, resources, and financial support to associates who choose to build their families through adoption. The Adoption Connection site offers a wellspring of information, including how to get started, how to get adoption reimbursement, discussing adoption with your child, and connecting with associates who have been adopted.

Autism Spectrum Connection 

Parents with children on the autism spectrum receive valuable information and support through our Autism Spectrum Connection site, which contains links to many useful resources such as:

  • Navigating the Capital One Health Plan and Flexible Medicare Spending options
  • Assessing financial support options (FSAs, external options)
  • Researching services available in the community (public school IEP process, private schools, speech therapy/OT options)
  • Providing ongoing emotional support for parents whose children have been recently diagnosed

Virtual Team Connection

Associates who work remotely, work flexibly, or work with virtual teams exchange best practices, explore information and tools to improve competencies, and connect with others in similar work arrangements through the Virtual Team Connection.

Parent Connection

Capital One supports its working parents with helpful resources and information on topics from becoming a parent, to time off benefits and childcare, to tips for returning to work and preparing your teen for college.

Supplier Diversity

Capital One is committed to making supplier diversity an integral part of the way we do business—creating mutually beneficial relationships with certified minority-, woman-, disability-, service-disabled veteran-, and LGBT-owned businesses. We identify and encourage diverse businesses to compete for our goods and services throughout the Capital One enterprise, and also offer mentoring and development programs to provide them with the skills to grow their business.

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Chicago, IL

Engaging Leaders

Enterprise Diversity & Inclusion Leadership 

Our Executive Committee members are proactively supporting our agenda and advancing our culture of inclusion. We believe aligning our Executive Committee members to Associate Networks is a win/win proposition—it maintains heightened focus on building a talent pipeline, increasing representation and inclusiveness, while advancing our employer of choice efforts.

Diversity & Inclusion Advisory Board and Line of Business Diversity Councils 

Our Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Board (DIAB) is made up of representatives from our Corporate Diversity & Inclusion team and Diversity Champions for each line of business. The DIAB keeps focus on our enterprise diversity and inclusion strategy and helps our Diversity Champions align their local goals to that strategy. In this way, we ensure the entire team is working toward a united set of goals. Many of our lines of businesses also have dedicated Diversity Councils, whose representatives link into the DIAB.

Capital One is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Capital One promotes a drug-free workplace.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, physical and mental disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/assignment, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status, or any other status prohibited by applicable national, federal, state or local law.

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