Diversity & Inclusion
Diversity Drives Success
Visa values the individual differences, experiences and capabilities of each employee. By creating an inclusive environment, Visa leverages the contributions of our employees to enrich our organization and further Visa's global success. Our collective strength – enhanced by the varied backgrounds and perspectives of our worldwide teams – makes Visa a better place to work and a better business partner for our clients, merchants and customers around the world.
At Visa, we realize that a diverse workforce strengthens our competitive advantage by creating greater opportunities to:
- Spur innovative thinking
- Work with top global talent
- Enhance brand reputation
- Engage our employees
- Connect to our markets and the communities we serve
Our Commitment to Diversity
Visa thrives in the global marketplace because our employees have backgrounds that reflect a multitude of viewpoints and experiences. Visa has established Diversity and Inclusion as a priority to ensure we continue to attract top global talent from all backgrounds and leverage opportunities to include our workforce in business decisions that accomplish our goals.
Visa also sponsors the Diversity and Inclusion employee groups which support all aspects of diversity and inclusion at Visa, including employee resource groups, diversity and inclusion chapters and the allies group. The employee groups host a variety of events, including seminars, workshops and presentations to enhance awareness and understanding of diversity and inclusion as well as providing development experiences and business knowledge.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Visa is strongly committed to equal opportunity and strives to fully comply with equal employment laws, ordinances and regulations for all applicants and employees. It is our policy to provide equal opportunity in all employment decisions including promoting, hiring, training, compensation, benefits, transfers, leaves of absence, terminations, layoffs, and recreational and social programs.
Visa prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex (including gender, childbirth and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, creed, religion, age, marital status, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy, medical condition, veteran status, citizenship, physical or mental disability and any other characteristic unrelated to job requirements protected by state or federal law or local ordinance.