Pride@ZS helps ZS recruit and retain lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer or questioning individuals by fostering a welcoming work environment across the globe.

Pride@ZS is a community of LGBTQIA+ individuals and allies who strive to promote a culture of belonging at ZS and beyond through social events, knowledge exchange, community outreach and more.

Our mission

How Pride@ZS supports ZS people

As part of our firm’s vibrant inclusion and diversity group network, Pride@ZS is helping to further ZS’s broader diversity, equity and inclusion mission.

Creating a welcoming community

Comprised of representatives from all levels and regions around the world, Pride@ZS is a safe, supportive network for LGBTQIA+ individuals and allies that encourages all ZS people to feel comfortable bringing their authentic selves to work. 

Raising awareness

Pride@ZS members drive firm-wide dialogue, facilitate knowledge exchange (like the importance of pronouns), educate fellow ZSers through in-person and virtual activities, celebrate important milestones such as Pride Month and help inform ZS’s broader diversity, equity and inclusion strategy.

Increasing representation and engagement

Pride@ZS members partner with ZS’s recruiting team to connect with top LGBTQIA+ candidates. They play an active role in the interview and onboarding processes, helping new joiners navigate ZS’s culture with confidence.  

Prioritizing outreach

Through our ZS Cares program, Pride@ZS partners with LGBTQIA+ minded nonprofits to help promote diversity, equity and inclusion in the communities where we live and work.  


ZS is proud to be recognized as a great place to work for LGBTQIA+ people

Great Place to Work

ZS is proud to be named a great place to work in Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, Germany, India, Japan, Switzerland, U.K. and the U.S.

Human Rights Campaign Foundation

For the 5th consecutive year, ZS received a perfect score from HRC for LGBTQIA+ workplace inclusion.

Built In

ZS is proud to be recognized as an inclusive workplace and LGBTQIA+ advocate.

Tanya Shepley

Life at ZS

“Not being out in the workplace meant I would miss out on sharing the things that make me happy. From the onset of my career, I’ve done my best to present who I authentically am.”

Tanya Shepley

Principal, San Francisco

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