We recognize and celebrate diversity and inclusion in our workforce and our communities. From national leaders to our employees, we believe everyone plays a vital role in embracing diversity and fostering inclusion.
- Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (Third Monday in January)
- African American History Month (February)
- Women’s History Month (March)
- Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month (May)
- Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Pride Month (June)
- Hispanic Heritage Month (mid-September to mid-October)
- National Disability Employment Awareness Month (October)
- Native American Heritage Month (November)
- Veteran’s Day (November 11)
AASA at Ingalls hosted a MLK celebration with keynote speaker Attorney Constance Slaughter-Harvey, the first African American female to receive a law degree from the University of Mississippi.
More than 30 structural craft leaders from Portsmouth, Norfolk, Puget Sound and Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyards met at Newport News Shipbuilding to share best practices.
D&I In The News
- “What Role Do Men Play In Creating Diversity In The Workplace?” Read the article from Forbes
- “Numbers Take Us Only So Far.” Read the article from Harvard Business Review
- “Busting Myths About Hiring People With Disabilities.” Read the article from Huffington Post
- “Our Workplaces Can Be A Laboratory For Change.” Read the article from Fast Company
- “How to Alter Your Hiring Practices To Increase Diversity.” Read the article from Forbes
- “Hiring Diverse Candidates Is Not Enough – It’s About Keeping Them.” Read the article from Forbes
- “Sheryl Sandberg: “Blind Spots” Are Getting in Our Way of Achieving Gender Equality in the Workplace.” Read the article from Fortune
- “Men Give Their Companies’ Gender Diversity Efforts A Much Better Grade Than Women Do.” Read the article from Los Angeles Times
- “‘The Pipeline’ Isn’t Causing Tech’s Diversity Problem: The Workplace Is, And Here Are 3 Ways To Fix It.” Read the article from Geek Wire
- “Soledad O’Brien: Workplace Diversity Efforts Should Start In High School.” Read the article from Fast Company
- “How Do We Keep The Virtual World From Being Infected With Real World Biases?” Read the article from The Philadelphia Inquirer
- “This Company’s Tips For Promoting Cognitive Diversity In The Workplace.” Read the article from Forbes
- “Research: Why Employer Support Is So Important for Transgender Employees.” Read the article from Harvard Business Review
- “Op-Ed: Is the Investment in STEM Education Paying Off?” Read the article from US News & World Report
- “From Women To Women: Marketing For Greater Inclusion And Equality.” Read the article from Forbes
- “The Secret To Future Economic Growth And Prosperity? More Women In STEM.” Read the article from Forbes
- “It’s More Than a Seat at the Table: 4 Attributes of an Inclusive Workplace.” Read the article from Entrepreneur
VERG at Newport News participated in the Wreaths Across America (WAA) ceremony.
Ingalls representatives attended the Human Rights Campaign’s Business Summit.
SHIPS Network at Newport News hosted a 2016 Shutdown Social to celebrate a successful year of increased membership.
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