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William Blair Diversity Talk Features Chicago Jazz Institute Director

- Thursday, December 24, 2020 - William Blair wrapped up its 2020 virtual speaker series promoting the value of diversity and inclusion with a conversation about Chicago’s historic and thriving jazz scene with Heather Ireland Robinson, executive director of the Jazz Institute of Chicago.

William Blair Supports 2020 Wrap Up London Coat Drive

- Thursday, December 17, 2020 - William Blair teamed up with the Wrap Up London campaign to spread warmth across the UK this holiday season by supporting the group’s annual coat drive for the needy.

Women in Spotlight at Annual William Blair Veterans Day Celebration

- Thursday, November 19, 2020 - Retired Army officer Michele Jones, the first female command sergeant major of the U.S. Army Reserve, shared her inspirational story of serving in the military for over two decades at the firm’s Veterans Day celebration.

Inclusion and Diversity Talk Focuses on Hispanic Career Development

- Friday, October 9, 2020 - Patricia Mota, CEO of the Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement, shared her story as a trailblazer for the advancement of Latinos during a William Blair Crucial Conversation talk held online October 7.

William Blair Celebrates John Lewis Legacy of “Good Trouble”

- Wednesday, September 30, 2020 - Erika Alexander, executive producer of the documentary John Lewis: Good Trouble, and New Jersey Senator Cory Booker join William Blair employees for an online event to celebrate Lewis’s legacy.

William Blair Celebrates Women's Equality Day

- Tuesday, September 1, 2020 - The Women's Alliance business resource group at William Blair hosted a virtual discussion with colleagues about empowering women on August 26 to mark Women's Equality Day and the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment guaranteeing women's U.S. constitutional right to vote.

William Blair Named Among the Most Charitable Companies In Massachusetts by Boston Business Journal

- Friday, August 21, 2020 - The Business Journal published its annual 2020 Corporate Citizenship Awards list to showcase companies that promote and prioritize giving back to their communities.

Chicago Private Equity Exec Outlines Keys to Investing in Minority Businesses

- Monday, August 10, 2020 - William Blair presented a thoughtful discussion of diversity and inclusion issues at an online event featuring Rendel Solomon, an executive with a Chicago investment firm.

William Blair Marks Pride Month with Digital Event Supporting LGBTQ+ Community

- Monday, June 29, 2020 - William Blair marked Pride Month with a virtual event for employees that spotlighted its community partners that serve LGBTQ+ communities.

Anne Frank Art Contest Continues to Inspire

- Friday, June 12, 2020 - The annual Anne Frank Art Contest, sponsored by William Blair, drew more than 400 entries this spring from youth throughout Germany. This year's theme was Pushing Boundaries.

William Blair Announces New Business Resource Group: ONE Alliance

- Thursday, May 7, 2020 - William Blair welcomed its newest business resource group ONE Alliance, dedicated to embracing all cultures and ethnicities, during a virtual launch on April 29.

William Blair Teams Up with Greenwood Project to Create Financial E-Learning Classes Amid COVID-19

- Thursday, April 30, 2020 - William Blair employees are working with its community partner Greenwood Project to support students whose studies have been disrupted due to COVID-19 by creating e-learning classes on finance and career development.

COVID-19 Philanthropy Resources

- Friday, April 3, 2020 - William Blair is monitoring the impact of COVID-19 on the nonprofit sector and the philanthropic activities worldwide to support relief efforts. Our new guide provides the helpful resources.

William Blair Hosts Students to Encourage STEM Careers

- Friday, February 21, 2020 - William Blair hosted a group of Chicago elementary school girls on February 13 for an interactive learning session about 3D printing run by nonprofit MakerGirl, which inspires study in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).

William Blair's Community Partnership Program Goes Global

- Thursday, December 19, 2019 - William Blair expands its community partnership program to include its global offices and announces 11 new partners, continuing a nine-year-old initiative that began in Chicago.
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