At Macy’s Technology, we are committed to recruiting, retaining, and advancing more women in technical roles at every level. We will continue to empower and advocate for women in our company as well as the young girls in our local communities. With the number of women pursuing a career in technology increasing, we are diligent in closing the gender gap in technology-focused roles and providing our current colleagues all of the tools they need to excel as leaders in the tech industry.
Macy’s, Inc. celebrated Black History Month by embracing and expressing the diversity of black people and black culture. Celebrating diversity is an integral part of our culture as an organization and this month, Coast to Coast had the opportunity to connect with some our colleagues to share their thoughts on the importance of Black History Month, what black excellence means to them and the opportunities that lie ahead.
This month Macy’s celebrated Diwali with our colleagues across the country. Embracing our diverse teams, we brought together friends and family from our local communities to join in on the energetic and colorful celebration with wonderful performances, food, activities, and more!
The Macy’s team came out in full force to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month and the diverse Hispanic/Latinx cultures that are vital to our success. Check out some of the ways we celebrated with our colleagues, customers and communities!
On Friday, October 11, Macy’s, Inc. Chairman & CEO Jeff Gennette sat down with James Rhee, Chairman and CEO of Ashley Stewart, for a candid Can We Talk? session to discuss how a clear sense of purpose can guide how we embed diversity and inclusion into how we think, act, and operate.
As part of our nationwide Pride + Joy campaign, Macy’s raised funds and awareness for The Trevor Project’s life-saving mission to end suicide for LGTBQ young people through a host of initiatives.
In support of our colleagues, customers and communities, Macy’s annual Pride + Joy campaign will celebrate WorldPride 2019 and the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising. The June campaign features special partnerships with The Trevor Project and NYC Pride, participation in Pride parades across the country, in-store special events, and exclusive Pride-themed merchandise.
Generations of Asian and Pacific Islander immigrants have made an indelible impact on American culture and history. This May, Macy’s celebrated their stories in stores nationwide.
Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) is a priority for Macy’s, and critical to our growth and success. All Macy’s colleagues have been challenged to mindfully and intentionally integrate D&I into how we think, act, and operate. The company has become more strategic and thoughtful about how we’re approaching D&I, beginning with five identified focus areas; our customers, our colleagues, our suppliers, our community, and our marketing, and aligned KPIs for 2019 and beyond.
We are proud to be an integral part of the local communities we serve, and that includes being there to provide the perfect quinceañera dress.