Inclusion & Diversity at Alfa
Andrew Denton - CEO, Alfa - Talking about Inclusion & Diversity
We are passionate about providing an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity.
To support an inclusive environment where everyone feels empowered to share their experiences and ideas, we’ve created a variety of communities including Inclusion, LGBTQ+, Racial Equity, Women’s and Parents.
There is more work to be done, but we are committed to building a culture where everyone can be themselves at work.
Our teams and their missions
To engage with our culture of inclusion to contribute to sustainable growth, and unleash possibilities by embracing our mix of different perspectives.
Introduced by Amar Rana-Deshmukh, Senior Software Engineer
We represent the collective voice of our LGBTQ+ colleagues, foster a safe and inclusive working environment, and collaborate with our allies to inspire positive change amongst our wider communities.
Introduced by Jamie Thomas (Senior Software Developer) & Brannan Hancock
To foster a progressive environment with equal representation of women by providing a support network of allies to encourage gender diversity, in Alfa and across the industry.
Introduced by Aliya Jiva, Analyst
Alfa for Racial Equity
To foster an environment conducive to racial diversity at Alfa through recruitment, retention and development of racial minority colleagues, working with allies to instigate positive change, internally and externally.
Introduced by Mireille Yapo, Software Engineer
Top 3 Recent Achievements
Taking part in the Trans Rights Are Human Rights campaign, where we joined over 100 other companies in publicly announcing that we value trans people as our employees, customers and colleagues.
Launching the Alfa for Racial Equity community during lockdown (screenshot of zoom chat) and celebrating Black History Month.
Embracing the new norm with weekly company-wide talks and events on various topics, from mental, physical and financial wellbeing, to cultural and social issues.