Who we are shapes the work we do.
How we’re continuing to show up for communities at work and beyond
Across Google, we’re sustaining our commitment to building sustainable equity for communities worldwide. Our efforts include strengthening workplace onboarding programs, developing entrepreneurial tools and creating economic opportunities for underrepresented groups.
We’re making sure every Googler feels seen, connected, supported, and empowered to participate fully:
increase in leadership representation of Black+, Latinx+, and Native American+ Googlers by 2025Learn about our hiring goals
Working to better recruit, hire, and build with the disability communityLearn how we’re co-creating
Supporting the intersectional communities at Google with Self-IDLearn about the program
Developing outreach programs and hiring trainings to build inclusive teamsLearn about our efforts
Supporting current and future parents with expanded healthcare resourcesLearn more about the Maven Maternal Health Program
Marnie Florin (they/them, ze/hir, ze/zir, ey,em) Retention & Progression Consultant, Google
“I don’t want to be at a place that shows me empathy because I’m Black. I want to be in a place where people are comfortable to have radical candor with me.”
Mzamo Masito (he/him) Director, Marketing Sub-Saharan Africa, Google
When we’re together we thrive.
Meet the community-driven groups providing support and making an impact:
Supporting Africans at Google
As part of the Black Googler Network, Africans@Google is focused on building and maintaining a community that feels like home for Africans at Google while providing a platform to bring awareness to Google and the tech community about Africa-focused initiatives.
Supporting the diverse and multicultural Asian community at Google
The Asian Google Network (AGN) aims to engage and support the Asian community at Google. AGN focuses on programs around career development, racial awareness, health and wellness, product inclusion, and culture. Each year, thousands of Googlers participate in efforts from the annual mentorship program to Asian Pacific American Heritage Month activities.
Supporting the Black community at Google
The Black Googler Network (BGN) is an employee resource group of Googlers with a mission to cultivate Black leaders at Google and beyond, empower the communities where we operate, and transform the tech industry to reflect the diversity of its users. Members of BGN create community for one another through participation in events, discussions, and celebrations (i.e., Black History Month and Juneteenth) centered around the diverse topics that most impact the Black+ community. BGN members take pride in sharing their time and talent with one another as well as the greater community outside Google.
Supporting Googlers of nationalities or ethnicities in the CAMENA geographical region
CAMENA aims to provide a platform for empowerment, mentorship, and networking of the diverse and multicultural Caucasian, Central Asian, Middle Eastern, and North African communities and to strengthen communication and collaboration with other Googlers, culturally and professionally.
Nothing About Us Without Us
The Disability Alliance (DA) is an employee resource group for disabled people and their allies. We share advice, build awareness, and advocate for Disability inclusion in Google and Alphabet products, programs, and practices.
Celebrating the Filipino community at Google
The Filipino Googler Network (FGN) focuses on organizing internal events that help build a stronger sense of belonging, creating programs that encourage professional development, and finding opportunities to connect with the wider global Filipino community.
Supporting Indigenous and Aboriginal communities
The Google Aboriginal & Indigenous Network (GAIN) is dedicated to bringing the influence of Aboriginal and Indigenous Peoples to Google employees and Google users through product inclusion, social responsibility initiatives, and internal efforts related to hiring and retention. GAIN also builds relationships between Google teams and external Aboriginal & Indigenous-led nonprofits and organizations.
Supporting veterans and military families
The Google Veterans Network (VetNet) is an internal community of military veterans, service members, civilian allies, and families dedicated to unifying, connecting, and serving the military community.
Creating community for Googlers “of a certain age”
The Greyglers help Google succeed by sharing their experience and by advocating for the needs of Googlers and users as they age. Greyglers advocate for age positive policy change within Google, promote awareness of age diversity and issues related to age, and support transitions throughout Googler careers, so that Google remains a workplace that works for everyone.
Supporting the Latinx community at Google
HOLA’s members are committed to the inclusion, advancement, and representation of Hispanic/Latinx Googlers worldwide. HOLA strives to build community through education and celebration of Hispanic/Latinx culture. With the intention of making both an internal and external impact, HOLA provides mentorship opportunities and empowers volunteer opportunities in the Hispanic/Latinx community. HOLA stands in support of racial equity and intersectional justice, and all those who seek it.
Connecting with the South Asian community at Google
The Indus Googler Network (IGN) aims to build a platform for professional and social activities for those with an affinity for South Asian culture. IGN activities include community service, outreach programs, and cultural celebrations such as Diwali and Holi.
Promoting inclusion at work and in Google’s products for a diversity of belief-based or belief-related communities
The Inter Belief Network (IBN) aims to create a culture of inclusion, tolerance, and mutual understanding at Google for a diversity of beliefs, where Googlers of all beliefs feel welcome, included, and supported. IBN also aims to ensure that the voices of belief-based communities are represented in Google’s products. IBN consists of multiple member chapters representing specific communities of interest, including but not limited to: Buddhists, Christians, Jews and Muslims.
Supporting the mixed race and mixed ethnicity community at Google
The Mixed Googlers employee resource group is a dedicated community for mixed race and mixed ethnicity Googlers and allies. Mixed Googlers hold fun socials, interesting talks on important topics, and share helpful resources.
Supporting and connecting parents and caregivers at Google
Parents & Caregivers at Google is committed to supporting and creating a sense of belonging for Googlers who are in a parenting or caregiving role today, and those who expect to be in one in the future.
Creating a supportive, inclusive Google for LGBTQ+ employees
PRIDE at Google is comprised of LGBTQ+ Googlers and their allies. The group not only leads the way in celebrating LGBTQ+ people year round, but also informs product inclusion, programs and policies, so that Google and its products work for everyone.
Advocating for transgender, transsexual, genderqueer, genderfluid, agender, gender variant, intersex, nonbinary and questioning employees
Trans at Google seeks to ensure that the company’s products and policy stances are inclusive of all gender identities and expressions. Trans at Google also highlights the needs and concerns of our users from trans and gender-nonconforming communities globally.
Advocating for gender equity
Women@Google is our largest global employee network and is committed to empowering all women at Google by connecting, developing, and retaining female talent; creating a culture of inclusion; and making social impact in local communities. Women@ provides networking and mentoring opportunities, professional development, and community to Googler women across 52 countries.
“I think what's been really exciting for me is the ability to take something small, like kicking off a ML fairness project, and then being able to build that into a much bigger experience for the organization into eventually culture change, into something that's ingrained in our goals and our best practices.”
Tulsee Doshi (she/her) Head of Product - Responsible AI, Google
More ways we’re building belonging in our workplace:
Explore more of our belonging work
We expanded how we help Googlers thrive at work, reaching hiring and retention milestones.Read our 2022 Diversity Annual Report
john a. powell’s philosophy on belonging is guiding our work.Learn more about the philosophy