People & Passion

Every employee has a passion and a story. Meet the people who drive our company to be the world’s favorite for American style.

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Meet two of the people who bring print, pattern and color to life on fabrics at Old Navy and find out how some of the prettiest patterns come to be.

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Inspired by participants and their dreams for their daughters, P.A.C.E. education programming extends to girls ages 13-17 starting in fall 2016. Watch the video series produced in partnership between Gap, 3 Stories x Condé Nast studio, Vogue, and filmmaker Vanessa Black to meet three women participating in P.A.C.E. 

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Hear fashion industry pros talk about the passions that drive their Gap Inc. careers, and the ways in which they've been able to impact one of the world's largest fashion companies in a new video series.

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Walk into any Banana Republic, and you'll find a variety of timeless classics, unique prints, beautiful embellishments and flattering fits. Find out how these fashions came to life.  

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Athleta's bold new campaign, The Power of She, aims to create a sisterhood of women and girls fueled by one core belief: Alone we are strong, united we thrive.  

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Go behind the scenes at this year's Graduate Fashion Week in London, which showcases the work of more than 1,000 of the world's best design students. Gap Inc. was on hand to meet, greet, and experience the next generation's unbridled creativity — and, of course, get a Project Runway-style fix.

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Athleta swim designer Erin Hartman is also a competitive swimmer, which means she knows exactly what you need while jumping into the deep end. Get the scoop on how Erin's passion for swim and design result in high-performance swimwear.

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Building a pipeline of top-notch talent

What did your first job teach you?

In this LinkedIn Pulse piece about first jobs, co-authors U.S. Secretary of Education John King and Gap Inc. CEO Art Peck explore why training, mentoring and hiring opportunity youth boosts skill levels, confidence and business.

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Find out what it is like to work for Gap Inc. — our employees share their experiences.

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Styling the perfect snap at #NYFW

Follow Banana Republic social media curator Amy Gilmer behind the scenes at New York Fashion Week.

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Curating BR style

Find out how Banana Republic's Head Brand Stylist Micah Johnson selects which products to spotlight and how to style them — all the way until the moment they hit the NYFW runway.

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Zipper obsession

Gap Inc.'s trim expert preaches the power of that seemingly superfluous metal rivet or pocket lining.

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Gap Inc. has stood for opportunity and equality for more than 46 years. The company believes what’s good for women is also good for business.

Find inspiration to Do More.

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Active by design

Go behind the scenes with Old Navy, and find out what fuels the brand's Active design team.

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Social media design at Old Navy

Sofie Eliasson works to create exciting, inspiring and on-brand campaigns that align with relevant company strategies. She collaborates with Social Media Strategists to brainstorm weekly social posts then works with her Design Team to come up with creative content for each new Old Navy campaign.

Read more about People & Passion.

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Summer mindstate

GapKids community manager Amy Stone takes her personal lifestyle blog to the next level in our After Hours series.

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Advancing women through water access

Water is the key to the world’s most powerful resource: women. Here's what we're doing to help tap into their potential.

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Blazing a new path

Read a customer's story on how a new look (and a stylish blazer) led to a new outlook.

A presidential visit

President Obama shopped Gap in March 2014 to support our decision to raise our U.S. minimum hourly rate.

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Our day at the U.N.

Gap Inc.'s Dotti Hatcher spent the day at the United Nations talking about Gap Inc.'s P.A.C.E. program.

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Saving the streets

Here's how one Old Navy store fights homelessness.

Investing in Employees

Raising the minimum hourly rate is important to us all, including our company leaders. Learn more.

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Inclusion and sustainability are core values at Gap Inc. Take a look back at the year with Gap Inc. in recognition of sustainability, diversity, and equality in 2016.

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Meet the woman who helps Gap create a happy, festive and seamless shopping experience for customers online and in stores.

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There are more than a few reasons that people stay beyond the seasonal rush to work at Gap Inc. stores. See what three women have to say about their own experiences.

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Blair and Myles give their style tips for outfits this winter season. Plus, learn their own gifting strategies around the holidays.

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Old Navy's #FacesOfOldNavy highlights some of the brand's amazing talent and personalities.

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Nestled underneath Gap Inc.'s New York City headquarters, the Gap Inc. Heritage and Design Archives serves as a safe room for the company's nearly 47-year history.

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Alex’s Lemonade Stand joins Gap

When life gives you lemons, don't just make lemonade: Start a lemonade stand. That's the motto of the GapKids and babyGap capsule collection, currently available online and in select Gap stores across the globe to raise money for cancer research.

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Women in the U.S. earn, on average, 79 cents for every dollar their male counterparts do. For non-white women, the gender pay gap can be even wider. In 2014, Gap Inc. was the first Fortune 500 company to annouce that it pays women and men equally for equal work.

Learn more about our commitment to equal pay.

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Like a GPS for fashion, Candy Yeh just knows how to get her customers, and their wardrobes, where they want to be.

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Investing in women is more than just the right thing to do — it's good for the bottom line.

Learn more about the company's dedication to equal pay and access to opportunity for women all over the world.

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Delivering your perfect denim fit

Whether your flavor is distressed, skinny or relaxed — in jeans or personality — the Denim Diva of Gap is up for the challenge: delivering the best fitting, best looking denim for whoever walks through her door.

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Every day is #EqualPayDay

Gap Inc. pays women and men dollar for dollar — equal pay for equal work. But in the U.S., women on average make only 78 cents to every man's dollar. Support equal pay.

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From art to tee

Follow along in the creative footsteps of Gap's Jermaine Younger as he searches for the brand's Next Big Thing.

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From seasonal sales to district manager

Go behind the scenes of work life at Gap Inc. with the passionately cool people that work here — including Patty Colee, whose journey took her from seasonal sales to Athleta District Manager.

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Inspired to innovate

Athleta's Tracy Byrnes on how innovations in fabrics and in design work together to create functional, yet fashionable athletic gear.

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Behind the scenes

Meet the Athleta designer behind the brand's Derek Lam collaboration.

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Trending at Athleta

Adrienne Hardy works with her team to make sure visual aspects like mannequins are in line with trends and seasons, organizes fitness and wellness partnerships with neighborhood studios, and supports her team’s needs on the sales floor and beyond.

Read more about People & Passion.

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Rhythm is the reason

Dancer, choreographer and Gap employee David Brown inspires in After Hours — a new series showcasing the creative, passionate people that make Gap Inc.

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Taking steps for clean water

Here's how these sandals are supporting safe water access in Guatemala. And how you can help.

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A prestigious honor

As part of Gap Inc.’s 45th anniversary, the company recognized five top leaders who radically impacted the business.

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24 Hours with Chris

Spend Black Friday with Chris, senior general manager of New York City's midtown Gap.

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Anjuli Martin talks tips to set-up your own photo laydowns. Find out how this Gap Inc. photo studio stylist captures appealing product shots for the digital shopper.

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These four managers from all across the country discuss the perks of seasonal work and how their own part-time stints grew to careers they could hang their hats on. Click here to read the Q&A.

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Gap Inc. celebrated LGBTQ Pride Month in June with #WearYourPride, complete with confetti and classic tees.

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Follow along with the journey of a Gap associate who has been with the brand since 1975 — when the now-global brand was just a kid. Learn more about her commitment to customer service, customers’ favorite products and why she says she’ll always be with Gap.

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The kids are all right

Divisional Merchandise Manager for Gap Kids & Baby, Rob Vaupel talks giving kids clothes they'll covet.

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Trace the creation of your favorite denim with Naveen Khanna, who brings designers' visions to life, to stores and into homes across the globe.

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Teague O'Malley and his team have one goal: to inspire. Their stage? Banana Republic store windows, where Teague and team create engaging, artistic displays around the brand's latest product.

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The ingredients for success

CEO Art Peck and Old Navy's Jill Stanton and Jodi Bricker in conversation about the importance of teamwork and collaboration in producing quality clothes.

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Finding balance at GapTech

Hong Hoang's job is a constant balance. She can be found doing any number of internal company related projects — from organizing teambuilding activities to brainstorming group projects to finalizing future security strategies for GapTech products.

Read more about People & Passion.

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Shopping the runway

For every model gliding down a New York Fashion Week runway, there are people behind the scenes shopping the designs. Meet INTERMIX Senior Associate Buyer Barbie Levin.

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Behind the scenes at Fashion Week

Banana Republic's Jennifer Maiorana moves through NY Fashion Week side-by-side with BR Creative Director Marissa Webb and her team.

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#Unlimited

Old Navy follows viral hit with another back-to-school music video.

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Beneath the waves

Gap Tech employee Gerda Hurter explores marine life as an underwater photographer and scuba diver in our After Hours series.

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Who powers you?

Join Athleta and nonprofit Girls on the Run via a virtual relay to celebrate all the women who power us. #powertotheshe

Meet employee and fashionista Adria

One Old Navy employee shares her reaction to Gap Inc.'s decision to increase the U.S. minimum hourly rate.

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CFO Sabrina Simmons shares her thoughts on the importance of women leaders.

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Success after school

Gap Inc. for Community Colleges is changing lives of U.S. students. Read more about this innovative program.  

Generations at Gap

Raina Stein has been at Gap in Canada since the brand launched in that country 25 years ago.

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Happy 45th Birthday

To celebrate Gap Inc.'s 45th Birthday, longtime employees share their favorite memories.