In a world where everyone belongs, anything is possible.

Addressing barriers for everyone means taking targeted action. We've started with these key issues:

Racial equity
Disability inclusion
Gender equity
LGBTQ+ inclusion
Veteran inclusion

Racial equity

30% increase in leadership representation of Black+, Latinx+, and Native American+ Googlers by 2025
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Helping everyone identify and support Black- and Latino-owned businesses
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Celebrating the impact of the Asian American and Pacific Islander community
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Disability inclusion

Working to better recruit, hire, and build with the disability community
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Pushing for more authentic representation of people with disabilities
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2021 Marketplace Innovator of the Year for Products
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Gender equity

Building gender equity in the workplace after our best year yet for women in tech
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Developing scalable solutions to combat gender-based harassment online
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$25M Google.org Impact Challenge for Women and Girls
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LGBTQ+ inclusion

Ensuring equity in benefits and healthcare for LGBTQ+ Googlers
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Boosting support for spaces of belonging on Google Maps
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$2.7M and 20K pro bono hours for LGBTQ+ youth in crisis
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Veteran inclusion

Building belonging for Veterans, service members, and military families at Google
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$29M+ in programs helping the military-affiliated community build meaningful careers
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Increasing access to mental wellness resources for service members and Veterans
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When we can be ourselves, more becomes possible.

Tulsee Doshi (she/her) Head of Product - Responsible AI, Google

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“We all know what it feels like to be on the low end of the power slider. And so we should lean on that empathy to make sure that we're creating an environment in which other people belong.”

Mekka Okereke (he/him) Engineering Director, Google Play Growth

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“When I think about belonging, I think about the moments when I see myself reflected in the spaces and places that I’m engaged in. I think about when I can create a sense of familia within the spaces that I occupy and when I can truly be myself in those spaces.”

Hector Mujica (he/him) Economic Opportunity Lead, Americas, Google.org

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Building a world where everyone can belong means ensuring that no one is left out and each person has what they need to thrive. We don't yet know how we'll get there, but we know it can only be together.

Melonie Parker (she/her) Chief Diversity Officer, Google

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Building a world where everyone can belong means ensuring that no one is left out and each person has what they need to thrive. We don't yet know how we'll get there, but we know it can only be together.

Melonie Parker (she/her) Chief Diversity Officer, Google

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