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Diversity and Inclusion


FHLB Des Moines is committed to promoting diversity in all Bank activities, including management, employment, procurement, insurance and contract management. Please view our Equal Opportunity Statement and Equal Opportunity Policy for complete details regarding our policies and procedures in regards to these key areas.

The Board of Directors Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

The Board of Directors of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines (the Bank) is committed to a culture of diversity and inclusion among the Bank’s employees, directors and suppliers. Diversity encompasses many visible characteristics such as race, gender, age and less obvious characteristics like personality style, ability, education, ethnicity, religion, job function, life experience, life style, sexual orientation, geography, regional differences, socioeconomic status, work experience and family situation. Differences will be valued and respected, enabling the Bank to more effectively fulfill its mission, realize its vision, live its values and achieve its financial goals.

Employment

FHLB Des Moines values the unique set of experiences and cultural backgrounds that each employee brings to our organization. While our shared values unify our interactions with each other, every employee plays an active role in serving our members and helping them succeed.

At FHLB Des Moines we foster an inclusive environment that celebrates and leverages diversity. We encourage every individual to be authentic about who they are and the perspective they offer so that everyone feels appreciated and valued for the work they do every day.

If you’re interested in becoming a part of the FHLB Des Moines team, view our Careers page to find an opportunity that is right for you.

Supplier Diversity

At FHLB Des Moines, we recognize the importance of having a diverse supplier base that represents members and communities from across our district. We are committed to working with minority, women and disabled-owned suppliers that can support our long-term objectives and add value to our business by providing innovative solutions to help us successfully achieve our financial, mortgage and affordable housing goals.

For a listing of commodities that we may periodically source, please visit our Supplier Diversity page or feel free to contact us at OMWI@fhlbdm.com if you have questions about our diversity initiatives.

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