A culture of #AdobeForAll.

At Adobe, we recognize the importance of building a diverse culture not only around race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, ability, and age, but also around background, experience, and ideas. Adobe connects those with similar interests and passions, promotes inclusion, and creates a healthy, fun, and collaborative workplace with the help of our employee networks.


AccessAdobe

AccessAdobe

All about AccessAdobe.
AccessAdobe supports employees who experience illness, injury, disability, or recovery, and those who support others who do. We aim to make Adobe a safe and accessible workplace for all employees by promoting mental and physical well-being.

What we do.
In addition to bringing together employees to celebrate Disability Awareness Month in October, AccessAdobe also hosts monthly lunch discussions on current events and coping strategies for common challenges. We also participate in events and recruitment efforts with partners Project Hired and Disability:IN.  All employees are welcome to voice their opinions and share ideas on how to make Adobe a better place to work for those experiencing an illness, injury, or disability.  

Hear from a member.
“I think the lunches are really helpful. We share anecdotes and I always feel like my spirits are lifted after those meetings.” — AccessAdobe member, San Francisco


AdobeProud

AdobeProud

All about AdobeProud.
The AdobeProud Employee Network is for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer colleagues and allies. Founded on unity, love, and strength, the group works to protect LGBTQ+ rights in the workplace, support each other, and engage in community events.

What we do.
In 2019, AdobeProud participated in worldwide Pride events throughout the summer, including Pride marches, panel discussions, networking events, and fundraising activities. For the first time, AdobeProud participated in Pride marches in Munich, Tokyo, and Toronto. The network group raised over US$20,000 for LGBTQ+ charities and advocacy groups, including Encircle, The Trevor Project, San Francisco Aids Foundation. AdobeProud also participated in recruitment activities at the Lesbians Who Tech Conference in San Francisco. In recognition of their commitment, the U.K. AdobeProud network received the 2019 LGBTQ+ Network Group 2019 award at the Rainbow Honours awards.

Hear from a member.
“AdobeProud is a place for Adobe’s LGBTQ+ employees to engage with our community in a positive and supportive environment so that we can share common experiences and further our mission.” — J. Scott Evans, director, Trademark and AdobeProud executive sponsor


Adobe & Women

Adobe & Women

All about Adobe & Women.

The Adobe & Women Employee Network was created for female employees to share experiences, spark dialogue, and develop our community of women at Adobe.

What we do.
Adobe & Women drives numerous networking opportunities for women across the globe and helps offer career development programs for female employees. Adobe & Women leads the Women’s Executive Shadow Program (WESP), which offers female employees a chance experience a day in the life of an executive by shadowing them. The group meets for lunch every month to discuss different issues facing women and to celebrate each other’s achievements, organizes guest speakers and panel discussions with leaders, and participates in non-profit volunteer activities. In March 2020, Adobe & Women celebrated Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day hosting 45+ events across Adobe’s global sites, and published the Adobe WE (Women Executives Leadership) video series, addressing career building insights and advice.  

Did you know?
Adobe was recognized by Comparably as one of 50 Best Companies for Women, as one of Working Mother Magazine’s 100 Best Companies, and was included on the Bloomberg 2020 Gender- Equality Index.


Asian Employee Network

Asian Employee Network

All about AEN.
The Asian Employee Network (AEN) is committed to driving leadership and professional development of Asians and Asian Americans, creating networking opportunities to build relationships, and raising the overall awareness/engagement of Asian culture and community.

What we do.
In 2019, AEN hosted a leadership summit with keynote speakers, hands-on workshops, and roundtable discussions. Additionally, AEN hosted a Bamboo Ceiling discussion, Lunar New Year celebration, Asian Community Fair, Diwali bash, local high school shadow days, and more.

Did you know?
Several AEN members and other Adobe employees enjoyed the experience of a lifetime when they traveled abroad to Vietnam and Cambodia to use their skills to benefit local communities.


Black Employee Network

Black Employee Network

All about BEN.
The Black Employee Network (BEN) is committed to recruiting, retaining, developing, and connecting Black/African American talent at Adobe.

What we do.
In addition to monthly meet-ups, the network also sponsors events for Martin Luther King Jr. day and Black History Month, and performances from groups like the Oriki Theater and the Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir. In 2020, to honor Martin Luther King Jr., BEN participated in a San Francisco march and volunteered at the Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD). For Black History Month, the network organized a movie screening, non-profit volunteering activities, and celebrations at various Adobe sites.  Throughout the year, BEN hosted career development days with nonprofit organizations Hack the Hood and Girls Inc.; and participated in recruitment activities at the AfroTech conference. 

Did you know?
In recognition of our employees’ passion,  the U.K. Black Employee Network was honored by the Inclusive Tech Alliance (ITA) with an award for Best D&I Activity – Ethnicity in 2019.  


Hispanic and/or Latinx at Adobe

Hispanic and/or LatinX at Adobe

All about HOLA.
Hispanic and/or Latinx at Adobe (HOLA) focuses on recruiting, developing, and retaining Hispanic and Latino employees within Adobe while increasing social awareness and support outreach efforts in our local Hispanic and Latino communities.

What we do.
Throughout 2019, HOLA hosted and participated in a number of activities, including Hispanic Heritage Month celebrations throughout September and October; an event with Jorge Titinger and Pedro Espinoza, the co-authors of “Differences that Make a Difference”; and activities with Movimiento de Arte y Cultura Latino Americana (MACLA), Consortium of Latino Employee Organizations (CLEO), and Digital Nest. Additionally, HOLA ran a mentoring program to build the leadership capabilities of Adobe’s Hispanic and Latinx employees in a way that leverages the richness of experience within the community.  

Hear from a member.
“HOLA makes me feel that I belong to a beautiful community that I thought was lost after I migrated to the USA. It makes me feel very proud of our heritage and what we achieve far away from home.” — Paola Gutierrez, international program manager


Veterans Employee Network

Veterans Employee Network

All about VEN.
The Veterans Employee Network (VEN) provides a community forum for all employees who have served, currently serve, or support family members in the military. VEN is dedicated to helping Adobe veterans leverage their unique skill sets within the company as well as helping improve veteran lives both inside and outside Adobe via hiring and educational events.

What we do.
In November 2019, the network celebrated Veteran’s Day by showcasing VEN employees’ inspirations and career journeys on the Adobe Life blog. VEN also participated in recruitment activities with BreakLine, a career preparation organization for transitioning veterans; VetsinTech at The Invasion in Silicon Valley conference; and events throughout the year.  

Did you know?
VEN is the most diverse employee network at Adobe, with members from all six other employee networks represented.

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