Diversity at Akamai
Learn how we're working to improve diversity & inclusion at Akamai.
Akamai's mission is to provide a work environment and culture where all employees feel that they can contribute and perform to the best of their abilities.
Akamai leadership is accountable for implementing the programs, initiatives, policies that foster inclusion and improve workplace diversity:
- Employee Resources Groups (ERGs) - Raising awareness of diversity and inclusion across Akamai, ERGs include: A global Women's Forum with chapters in the U.S., EMEA, APJ, and India; out@akamai; IndUS; and Ohana. ERGs provide learning, development, and networking opportunities for members.
- Mentoring - Experienced managers and leaders help aspiring employees navigate Akamai channels, leverage organizational resoures, network, hone collaboration and communication skills, and ultimately advance in their chosen careers.
- Akamai Technical Academy - An intensive training program for women, veterans, and people from diverse backgrounds who demonstrate interest and aptitude in technology, but who might lack the requisite STEM background to consider tech jobs. Started in 2016, this program provides the skills training to prepare graduates for a contract-to-hire job at Akamai.
- Events - Akamai Global Talent Acquisition and Diversity sponsors career fairs, conferences, conventions, hackathons, meetups, and summits to find the best talent in the most diverse audiences. We are proud to partner with leading diversity organizations and sponsor events including National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) Annual Convention, Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing, Grace Hopper India, Lesbians Who Tech, Massachusetts Conference for Women, the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) Annual Convention, Texas Conference for Women, and Watermark Conference (CA).
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Akamai facilities in the United States are compliant with Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) standards for workplace accessibility and safety.
Akamai Technologies is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) that values the strength that diversity brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of gender, race/ethnicity, military veteran status, sexual orientation, disability, or other protected-group status.