Employee Resource Groups

  • "Our marketplace is so complex that we will not survive another 141 years if we don't leverage all of our talent across the globe. People are the greatest asset in any business: This is why diversity and inclusion are key to Lilly’s success." –Joy Fitzgerald, Chief Diversity Officer
  • Africa, Middle East, Central Asia: AMECA provides the opportunity to learn, share and celebrate Middle Eastern culture, while unifying and developing meaningful relationships across the organization.
  • African American Network: The AAN is Lilly's oldest employee resource group, working to promote the professional and personal development of employees. Additionally, members meet on a regular basis and host educational and networking events open to all employees.
  • Chinese Culture Network: The CCN is an employee-led resource group aspiring to build a Chinese community that honors diversity, celebrates culture and strives to deliver outcomes to make life better for people.
  • Early Career Professionals: The ECP group is Lilly’s newest employee resource group, working to promote community and professional and personal development for people early in their careers.
  • Japan International Leaders Network: JILN is made up of Japanese employees based in Indianapolis and other U.S. sites. Each year, this employee resource group organizes a variety of activities to advocate, influence and broaden perspectives and gain exposure.
  • Lilly India Network: LIN actively promotes the understanding of Indian culture at Lilly and provides a forum for support, mentoring and networking opportunities to Lilly employees and collaborators.
  • Organization of Latinos at Lilly: OLA connects, engages and supports its members in driving business goals while strengthening the Lilly brand in the Latino community.
  • People Respecting Individual Differences Equally: PRIDE connects Lilly employees to foster safety, inclusion and development for people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) and their allies at Lilly, and in our communities. PRIDE includes regional affiliate groups in Europe and among field employees.
  • Veterans Leadership Network: The VLN is committed to bringing together the community of veterans, service members and families at Lilly, and to promoting the understanding of the service culture within the company.
  • Women's Initiative for Leading at Lilly: WILL’s mission is to highlight and accelerate the contributions of women at Lilly through understanding, leveraging and developing the capabilities of engaged women to better harness their diverse talents and create a competitive edge for Lilly.
  • Working and Living with Disabilities: The WLD group is committed to removing barriers, attracting and retaining diverse talent, and creating an environment of inclusion for those who live with disabilities or care for those who do, in hopes of creating an environment without limitations or biases.