Dell’s diversity programs give us access to the broadest pool of employees, which the company needs to meet the demands of its growing customer base. Today we have good representation of diverse leaders in our ranks. We recognize, of course, that this is always unfinished business. We actively recruit diverse talent and offer diverse employees tools to promote advancement, such as our Career Management Program, which includes executive networking and coaching.
Dell's workforce is made up of approximately 83,000 employees who live and work in 6 continents and deliver products and services to more than 190 countries.
At Dell, women and people of color represent:
- More than half (52 percent) of our U.S. workforce, including GLBT
- More than one-third of our U.S. managers (41 percent)
- 32 percent of our U.S.-based vice presidents
- 33 percent of our global workforce are women
Due to our commitment to diversity initiatives, Dell has been recognized by many cultural groups and media:
- As a result of our dedication to inclusion, Dell has received a 100 percent score on the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Corporate Equality Index for five years in a row.
- Dell was named by the readers of Diversity/Careers in Engineering & Information Technology magazine as a Readers' Choice Best Diversity Company.
- Dell was recognized with the Best Family Friendly Award by the Slovak Minister of Labor and Social Affairs for Dell's efforts to facilitate work-life balance. This prize is the most significant recognition of its kind in Slovakia.
- Dell France has been certified by Afaq Afnor (an international standardization and certification organization) on Equality Label and is the first IT company in France to receive this certification.
- Dell was ranked #2 by DiversityBusiness.com in its annual survey of Top 50 Companies for Multicultural Business Opportunities. For the second year in a row, Dell is the highest ranked technology company on the list.
- Working Mother magazine named Dell as one of the Top 20 "Best Green" companies in the United States. Working Mother lauds the companies on the list for "demonstrated inspiring innovation—from the ingredients and creative packaging they use to how they build their facilities and run their manufacturing plants….companies whose progressive thinking, inventive policies and pioneering spirit are helping to make the world a greener, cleaner place for our children."