ERGs @ AT&T - (USBLN) Annual Conference

Report
October 18th, 2011
USBLN Conference:
Employee Resource Groups (ERGs):
Rethink Possible
Presented by:
Susan Mazrui
Director, Global Public Policy
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AT&T has a commitment to diversity in order to create
a better business environment and to be an employer
of choice, preferred business partner and contributor
to the community.
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ERGs @ AT&T:
E = More than Employee
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ERGs @ AT&T = Efforts
– AT&T's Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) support the
company's commitment to diversity and inclusion through
their efforts in the workplace, the marketplace, and the
community.
– The Employee Resource Groups put the power of
differences to work in furthering the company's goals, values
and interests.
– http://att.jobs/employee-resource.aspx
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11 ERGs @ AT&T = Engagement
• All ERGs are 501(c)(3)s
• Serve as advocates for their constituents, support company efforts to create
and sustain a diverse workforce and supportive work environment, and serve
as sounding boards for the company as well as community ambassadors
• Semi-annual meetings between groups’ national presidents and the Chief
Diversity Officer; annual meeting with Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
• Senior executive champions/advisors who provide information on company
initiatives, business goals and direction
• Each ERG designates philanthropic endeavors for AT&T Foundation match
• 50,000 hours of volunteer time last year and over $282,000is scholarships
and other monetary donations.
• 2nd Annual Road to Leadership Joint ERG Panel Discussion: November
• Annual National ERG Leadership Academy: October 19-21 in Dallas
– Brings together top 5 national officers from each ERG for intensive leadership
development training
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ERGs @ AT&T = Excellence
• 3rd Annual ERG Conference: September 9-10 in Dallas
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Theme: Engage, Align, Achieve
Attended by 1,000 employees
Brings together all 11 ERGs with senior management (over 70% of senior officers):
Fireside chats with officers & workshops on topics of interest to employees
Leadership development and career forums
Workshops include:
• Career path
• Skills for the future
• Sales and marketing
• Technology
• Negotiating to YES
• Networking for success
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ERGs @ AT&T = Everyone
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APCA - Asian Pacific Islanders for Professional and Community Advancement
2.
AT&T Veterans
3.
Community NETwork - African American Telecommunications
Professionals of AT&T
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FACES - Filipino American Communications Employees of AT&T
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HACEMOS - The Hispanic/Latino Employee Association of AT&T
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ICAE - Inter-Tribal Council of AT&T Employees
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IDEAL - Individuals with Disabilities Enabling Advocacy Link
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LEAGUE at AT&T - Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender (LGBT) Allies
Organization of AT&T
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oxyGEN Young Professionals Inc.
10. OASIS - Organization of Asian Indians at AT&T
11. Women of AT&T
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ERGs @ AT&T = Enable
IDEAL (Individuals with Disabilities Enabling Advocacy Link)
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Founded in 1993
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Over 200 members
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Across business Units
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United States, Puerto Rico and England (London)
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Internal resources: accessible product development
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External ambassadors: recruiting, marketing and community service
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Sponsored Swords to Plowshares through a grant from the AT&T
Foundation for a total of $15,000 in past 3 years.
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Senior executive champions/advisors who provide information on
company initiatives, business goals and direction
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ERGs @ AT&T = Ecosystem
IDEAL supports other corporate
disability-inclusive diversity efforts:
• AT&T Advisory Panel on Access & Aging
• Expert Team on Access & Aging
• Film Festival – IDEAL, LEAGUE, ICAE,
Community NETwork
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Q & A’s
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Thank You
Contact Information
Susan Mazrui – [email protected]
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