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Internal Community Empowerment

Employee Resource Groups

Dell’s award-winning Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) are communities within Dell where team members with common interests or backgrounds bring their collective voices together to drive innovation, create business opportunities and develop inspiring leaders. Our ERGs are one way we demonstrate our company-wide commitment to creating an inclusive culture and empowering our employees.

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Empowering LGBTQ Employees

At Dell, we are committed to creating an inclusive workplace around the globe where team members are valued and respected regardless of their sexual orientation, gender identity or expression. We are advancing a culture that encourages lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning employees to #beyourself at work and in the community. Additionally, we encourage others to become an Ally to the LGBTQ community to advocate for equality everywhere.

We empower our LGBTQ employees through:

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Pride @ Dell

Pride Employee Resource Group

Pride envisions a world where lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender people are ensured equality and embraced as full members of the family at home, work, and in every community. Today we have over 2000 team members across 30 locations globally that are engaged in Pride’s priorities of advocacy, community engagement, expansion, people development, education and awareness.

In addition, our Pride chapters globally are involved in supporting respective LGBTQ communities through volunteering, fundraising, sponsorships and engagement in Pride parades.

Transgender Toolkit

We support our transgender team members with a robust toolkit highlighting resources and points-of-contact to ensure a smooth transition in our workplace.

Partnerships

Dell is proud to have received 100% on the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Corporate Equality Index for 14 years. HRC is America’s largest civil rights organization working to achieve lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality.

We partner with Out & Equal Workplace Advocates the world’s leading nonprofit organization dedicated to achieving lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) workplace equality to share global perspectives. Learn more by viewing these Out & Equal Webinars featuring Dell:

Through partnership with The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) we are advancing our supplier diversity focus. NGLCC is the business advocate and direct link between lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender business owners, corporations, and government, and represents the interests of more than 1.4 million LGBT businesses and entrepreneurs.

Learn more about Dell’s broad external D&I partnerships ›

Empowering Veteran Employees

Dell is dedicated to leveraging and promoting the valuable skills that veterans bring to the workplace. Their military experience provides them with the leadership skills, confidence and teaming abilities that can be harnessed to innovate and deliver exceptional service to our customers.

We empower our Veteran employees through:

DeiversityVeterans & Supporters Employee Resource Group

Veterans & Supporters ERG creates a uniform team of dedicated Dell Veterans and Supporters to help respective communities by sponsoring events, programs and shared experiences. They envision a world where Veterans and their families are honored and supported in recognition of their service and sacrifice. They are working to accomplish this through providing education & training, business alignment, community outreach and recruitment of Veterans.

Our veterans serve organizations such as:

  • Run to Home Base whose mission is to heal the invisible wounds for Post-9/11 Veterans, Service Members and their families though world-class clinical care, wellness, education and research.
  • Fisher House Foundation supports America’s military and veteran families in their time of need to enable families to be close to their loved one during an unexpected illness, disease, injury or treatment.
  • Team Rubicon and their deployment of aid for those affected by the Hurricane Harvey devastation

Events Recognizing our Veteran Workforce

Dell honors those that have given the ultimate sacrifice by hosting the Missing Man Table across the Dell campuses as a ceremonial remembrance of the fallen, missing, or imprisoned military service-members.

Additionally, Dell hosts numerous events on Memorial and Veterans Day to celebrate the service of those who wore the uniform and to extend our thanks to the spouses, family and friends who sacrificed and served along with their service member.

Hiring Veteran Talent

Dell recognizes the unique skills and experiences of Veterans and has a number of initiatives to tap into the rich veteran talent in the market by fostering relationships with workforce development offices & military bases and engaging in annual veterans’ conferences. Additionally, we partner with the following organizations to advance our Veteran hiring:

  • Onward to Opportunity
  • Joining Forces, Soldiers for Life Internship Program
  • Veteran Jobs Mission
  • Employer Support of the Guard & Reserve
  • Microsoft Software & Service Academy
  • VETTED
Learn more about Dell’s broad external D&I partnerships ›
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Empowering People with Disabilities

We believe that everyone has unique strengths and skills to contribute in the workplace. We strive to create an environment that is inclusive and accessible that inspires people with disabilities to thrive and succeed.

We empower people with disabilities through:

True Ability Employee Resource Group

The mission of True Ability ERG is to educate, drive awareness and serve as a resource for our team members impacted by disabilities and/or special needs. They do so by offering manager trainings, employee education programs, resources on accessibility & physical accommodation, and self-identification campaigns. True Ability partners with Facilities to lead the charge in ensuring our offices and surrounding areas are accessible. In Panama, for example, True Ability holds regular site walks with differently-abled team members to test improvements to accessibility and to inform future plans.

Partnerships

Through partnership with US Business Leadership Network (USBLN) Dell is focused on advancing our progress on disabilities inclusion.

Learn more about Dell’s broad external D&I partnerships ›

Neurodivergent Hiring Program

We are proud to announce the development of a sustainable neurodivergent hiring program which leverages an individual’s unique ability to contribute, rather than their perceived limitations. This program leverages both internally and externally partnerships to increase employment of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder.