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Employee Resource Groups

Looking to make connections with kindred spirits? Our voluntary, employee-led groups are dedicated to creating a more diverse, inclusive and welcoming working environment.

Current Employee Resource Groups include:

Teamwork employees working together

Ethnically Diverse Group of Employees (EDGE)

EDGE is open to all UW-Green Bay employees. Many of the members have ancestry that includes Asian, Latino, African, First Nations and Middle Eastern heritage along with other nationalities.

Mission:

Work to ensure that UW-Green Bay’s ethnic minorities achieve their full potential as valued employees with its commitment to creating an environment that recognizes, values and respects the differences we all bring to the workplace, allowing everyone to do their best work.

Focus:

Promote the heritage of each ethnicity of their members by sharing their culture and offering educational opportunities, networking, cultural events and social gatherings.

Contact Cindy Johnson, johnsoci@uwgb.edu, 920-465-2522 or Gaoci Lo-Yang, loyangg@uwgb.edu, 920-465-2055.

Students hanging out at the Pride Center

Pride Center Employee Resource Group

Mission:

Provide social/support to employees who support the mission of the UW-Green Bay Pride Center.

Focus:

Provide social activity and support as needed. Employees gather one time per month during academic year for one to two hours in employee homes. Typically, employees gather for a potluck, conversation and to perhaps play board games.

Contact Sarah O'Brien, obriens@uwgb.edu, 920-465-2220, Maddie Wiles, wilesm@uwgb.edu, 920-465-5676, or Nicole Kurth, kurthn@uwgb.edu, 920-465-2167 

Womens Leadership group networking

Women’s Network 

Mission:

Connect, encourage, mentor, inform and help women navigate work and life balance. 

Focus: 

Events and meetings to connect and network guided by the below values:

  • Diversity: We welcome participants of every race, color, age, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, citizenship status, religion, national origin, age, veteran or military status and ability.
  • Equity: We believe in equal opportunity for women in all areas.
  • Empowerment: We strive to provide women with the tools, support, and network to be successful in their professional and personal lives. 
  • Leadership: We are committed to supporting leaders of tomorrow.

This group is connected with the UW-Green Bay's Institute for Women's Leadership.

Contact Lynn Niemi at niemil@uwgb.edu, 920-465-2849 for more information or to join.

Intergenerational group

Working Caregivers 

Open to all UW-Green Bay employees. Working Caregivers seeks membership from all kinds of dependent caregivers (such as biological parents, stepparents, foster parents, adoptive parents, legal guardians, caregivers of the elderly, caregivers of adults who need special care, or others) and supporters.

Mission:

The purpose of this group is to connect caregivers who work at UW-Green Bay with support, community, and resources.

Focus:

Members will have the opportunity to meet either virtually or in person once a month during lunch to talk about timely topics, share tips and tricks, participate in shared activities (e.g., toy or clothes swap, meal planning), or just chat over a meal.

Contact Cindy Johnson, johnsoci@uwgb.edu, 920-465-2522 or Kate Farley, farleyk@uwgb.edu, 920-465-2960.

Beverly Majewski

Chat With Us

Meet Beverly Majewski, Talent Acquisition and Engagement Specialist in the HR Office. Beverly serves as the Employee Resource Group (ERG) Coordinator and can answer any questions you may have about joining an existing ERG or creating a new ERG.

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