One of the things I love most about working for Frito-Lay is that I'm constantly learning new things about our company and my coworkers. Previously on this blog, we've highlighted some of the great events hosted by our employee resource groups to help showcase the various backgrounds, experiences, education and styles that make up our organization. Recently, I attended a Diversity and Inclusion Expo at Frito-Lay headquarters where I got the opportunity to speak with some of my colleagues who are part of these employee resource groups and learn about the exciting things they've done this year.
Check out the photos below and read on to find out more!
Through awareness and education, EQUAL provides resources for making Frito-Lay's work place more inclusive and a safe place for everyone to bring their whole selves to work. Employees are encouraged to take the "Safe Space" cards in the photo above to indicate they support a non-hostile work environment.
VALOR recognizes, appreciates and supports our veterans, military members, their families and the communities in which they live and work. Among other activities, VALOR hosts Veterans Day and Memorial Day celebrations at our sites across the country as well as a “Heroes on the Water” excursion for wounded veterans.
Our Gluten-Free Resource Team is a part of EnAble. Through volunteerism, community fund-raising events and by setting a positive example, EnAble raises awareness of the needs of people with different abilities and the value they bring to our organization and society at large.
MOSAIC works to make a positive impact for our African American employees as well as the community. Among other activities, MOSAIC sponsors PepsiCo Feeds America, the company’s annual national day of service to support Feeding America.
Adelante is our Latino/Hispanic resource group that seeks to make a significant contribution in the development of a diverse, inclusionary culture at PepsiCo. Most recently, Adelante finished their month-long celebration for Hispanic Heritage Month.