Our business networks
Our business networks and diversity working groups bring together people with different backgrounds and shared interests to collaborate on initiatives related to talent engagement, recruitment, development/education, and community outreach. They support diversity and inclusion, and offer a global, cross-functional perspective that we believe enables us to deliver our very best to our clients.
CONNECTING THE FIRM WITH CLIENTS, TALENT, AND COMMUNITIES AROUND THE GLOBE
Access Asia embraces the rich cultural diversity within Asia, and highlights the region’s growing cultural impact within our firm and with our clients.
ASIANS IN MOTION (AIM)
AIM raises awareness of Asian cultures in the workplace and provides a forum for support, mentoring, and networking to all Wellington Management employees of Asian origin or with an interest in learning more about Asia.
Conexiones facilitates companywide connections among employees with a background or interest in Hispanic and Latin cultures, offering a forum for strengthening employees’ personal and professional networks within the firm.
DISABILITIES AWARENESS NETWORK
The disAbilities Awareness Network works to strengthen the Firm’s competitive advantage by providing awareness and support for those impacted by a disability; whether they be disabled themselves or are a caregiver of a disabled person.
Founded to connect employees with a background or interest in Chinese culture, Four Seas provides a platform for networking, cultural exchanges, career development, and knowledge sharing of Chinese culture and markets.
INCLUSION AND CULTURAL AWARENESS NETWORK (ICAN – EMEA)
The Inclusion and Cultural Awareness Network raises awareness of underrepresented talent and supports the firm’s initiatives to bolster a work environment that is inclusive by ethnicity, age, socioeconomic background, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, neurodiversity and disability, among other characteristics.
Our Mission is to create a platform for the firm’s early- to mid- career professionals to learn, develop, and connect in order to advocate for change. We aim to foster a diverse and inclusive network that evolves alongside the careers of our members. NextGeneration (NextGen) is open to all employees who feel that they can benefit from the platform and our network of peer-colleagues.
Pride+ supports the firm’s open environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and other supporting members to collaborate and network with colleagues. It offers opportunities for personal and professional development to its members and allies across the firm.
Shades provides employees who have experience of, or interest in, the African diaspora with the opportunity to connect. Key goals of Shades include supporting efforts to attract, develop, and engage employees of African descent.
TOKYO DIVERSITY WORKING GROUP (TDWG)
TDWG supports the Tokyo office’s commitment to an inclusive workplace in which all employees can communicate freely, attain their full potential, maximise their contribution to our clients, and be recognized and evaluated fairly.
WELLINGTON PARENTS GROUP
Recognizing the intersectionality of caregivers across the firm, the Wellington Parents Group partners with other business networks to foster an inclusive vision of family and to provide training and advocacy for caregivers navigating the challenges and complexities of balancing work and life.
Wellington Veterans enhances our efforts to attract, develop, and retain veterans of the armed forces. It hosts networking events, guest speakers, and service days with local veterans’ groups, and advocates increased hiring efforts focused on veterans.
WOMEN’S BUSINESS ALLIANCE (WBA)
Foster an environment where our exceptional talent collaborates to create equal opportunities, a strong meritocracy, and a belief that the system is fair