Membership Directory - Individual

Maria Antônia Casarin

Relationship Management at BNY Mellon


Bio - Tell us a bit about yourself.: Maria Antônia Casarin (MAC), 31 years old, born in Minas Gerais (Brazil), is Relationship Management at BNY Mellon, being responsible for the relationship with managers linked to BNY Mellon and new business & prospecting. Previously, she worked in the Operations area at the same institution and has been with the company since 2017.

She has also worked at other financial institutions such as HSBC and Bradesco. In her work at DEI, she was leader of Prism LatAm, an affinity group focused on the LGBTQIA+ cause, a role she held for two years.

In 2022, she assumed the position of Chair of Prism Americas, operating throughout America, receiving reports from all chapters in North America and also Latin America. She holds a degree in Economics from Universidade Federal Fluminense (UFF) and is certified CPA-20.
Maria Antônia has been leading the DEI Prism group since 2020, focusing on the LGBT cause. From 2020 to 2022 (mid-year) she served as the group's LatAm leader and in early 2022 became the first Brazilian to be co-chair of the DEI group in the Americas position, which encompasses all offices and groups that are in South America North, Central and South.
Due to Maria Antônia's passion for the cause and for exposing the theme in several actions inside and outside BNYM, we can mention: 9x increase in the group's active members, organization of 3 events among DEI groups, pioneer in her global position bringing visibility for the LatAm region, managed to establish links with 2 non-financial institutions that focus on the LGBT cause (Forum de Diversidade e TransEmpregos) and also with OutStand (Grupo Pride de Mercado Finceiro), organization of more than 30 events with internal speakers and external, in one of its events reached the record of more than 90 people connected in an event focused on the LGBT cause within BNYM LatAm, having organized and led more than 30 meetings of the Prism LatAm and Americas group, managed to increase the group's budget at 3,000%, she was the second Brazilian to win a Global DEI award in 2022, crowning her work. In her interview as the institution's Spotlight, she made a point of exposing herself as a Latin and lesbian woman so that other people who feel like her can know that they have their space, reinforcing the phrase: “Love is Love”.