“The employee resource groups are critical in our work to increase the diversity of our workforce to mirror the demographics of our customers and patients.” –Monique Hunt McWilliams, Chief Diversity Officer
The African American Network hosts the African American Forum, coordinates activities during Black History Month and builds recruitment relationships with historically black colleges and universities.
Lilly AMECA is increasing awareness and understanding about the diversity of the AMECA region.
The Chinese Culture Network offers cultural awareness training classes for U.S. Lilly employees who are preparing for work assignments in China or working closely with colleagues there.
The Early Career Professionals group supports employees who are early in their career paths, connecting them through social and service-based events.
The Lilly India Network celebrates Indian culture by hosting educational symposiums, internal multicultural training and community events like SANGAM.
The Organization of Latinos is building Lilly’s reputation among the local Indianapolis Hispanic community. Its key partnership is with Project Stepping Stone, which works with young students towards a college education.
People Respecting Individual Differences Equally hosts educational programs to build workplace inclusiveness. The group represents Lilly at national/state forums, including the Out & Equal Workplace Summit.
The Working and Living with Disabilities group is committed to removing barriers and attracting, engaging and retaining talented people living with disabilities.
The Veterans Leadership Network is committed to bringing together veterans, service members and families at Lilly, and to promoting the understanding of the service culture within the company.
The Lilly Women’s Network has evolved over time along with the needs of the organization’s female employees. The Network’s earliest efforts focused on supporting female scientists in our research labs and creating an environment in which female scientists could grow their careers effectively. The present incarnation of the Network allows for a core central group with satellite groups throughout the world that are functionally oriented, while others represent a particular geography.