Common Grounds

One-on-one career coaching for LGBT+ talent working in the capital markets.

"Having the opportunity to coach LGBT+ talent let's me invest my time in something I really care about."

Amy Goldbloom

Director, RBC Capital Markets

Program Overview

Common Grounds is a coaching program for LGBT+ talent working in the capital markets. Common Grounds is about building connections between people, empowering LGBT+ talent to build and advance their careers in the capital markets, while providing allies in the industry an opportunity to engage actively in the success of LGBT+ talent.

Our Impact

40

Coaching sessions held in person and online across Canada

2,400

minutes spent coaching LGBT+ talent

52%

of coaches identify as allies to the LGBT+ community

23

Number of different employers represented in our Common Grounds program

79

People who have joined the program