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Xena Women in Tech Awards: The D&I Tech Employer Award 2024
Uncovering Which Tech Companies Are Fostering Inclusivity Inside Out with Delivery Hero
Celebrating companies committed to making an impact in the tech industry.
This Award is dedicated to highlighting the work that is being done behind the scenes, from setting up internal D&I initiatives, ERG groups, to closing the pay gap and everything in between. Companies can drive progress, set the standard, and lead by example in shaping the D&I agenda.
That’s why we’ve partnered with Delivery Hero to celebrate companies creating inclusive workplaces, championing internal D&I initiatives, and promoting positive change in the tech industry.
Meet Xena's D&I Tech Employer Award Winner 2023
Expedia Group’s mission is to power global travel for everyone, everywhere and that starts by having a workforce that represents the diversity of their travelers around the world. Expedia Group is aiming to create an environment for equality to thrive. “When we embrace equity, we embrace diversity and inclusion to forge harmony and unity, and help drive success for all.”
This award is dedicated to tech companies that have:
1. At least 1 HQ in Europe/UK
2. Is committed to building diverse teams across the business
3. Inside-out a passion for equality, diversity and inclusion through specialised D&I teams and/or ERG Groups
4. Supports and encourages Women in Tech initiatives within their organisation
5. Acknowledges their role and impact on the progression of women in the industry
Everyone is welcome to make nominations, whether it’s for yourself, a colleague, a friend, your manager, or someone in the tech industry who inspires you.
“DE&I is at the core of our culture. We aim to embed DE&I into all employee experience and programs so that employees feel a sense of belonging. Back in 2021 we launched our D&I advisory board to act as a body of experience and expertise, striving to influence and improve Delivery Hero’s D&I strategy and approach.”
Ana Mitrasevic, Chief People & Sustainability Officer
“As a global company, Delivery Hero is living proof of the power of diverse perspectives when it comes to enriching an organization. Our greatest strength comes from the diversity of our mindset, bringing vibrancy to our workplaces and depth to our ideas. I’m thrilled to be sponsoring a category so ingrained in our values, celebrating the organizations who have also prioritized D&I in their operations.”
About Our Partner
As the world’s leading local delivery platform, Delivery Hero’s mission is to deliver an amazing experience, fast, easy, and to your door. We operate in over 70+ countries worldwide, powered by tech but driven by people. We are one of Europe’s largest tech platforms, headquartered in Berlin, Germany, with a global employee base of over 53,000. Enabling ambitious talent to deliver solutions that create impact within our ecosystem. We move fast, take action and adapt. No matter where you’re from or what you believe in, we build, we deliver, we lead.
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion is part of our DNA. Over recent years we have integrated multiple internal initiatives including:
Our Women in Leadership program enhances equity and increases female representation to create amazing leaders that strengthen our business.
Inclusive Hiring Training program is designed for all Talent Acquisition team members, enabling teams to lead inclusive hiring processes and interrupt biases in various recruitment stages.
Our employee resource groups are called Hero Communities. They are strong, diverse communities that are the backbone of our inclusive culture: we have a total of 4 groups at Delivery Hero.
Women Heroes is an inclusive community for women and allies to further the agenda of embracing equity. Introduced in January 2020, the “Women Heroes” was launched aiming to drive initiatives to promote gender diversity, providing communal support and encouraging an inclusive culture.
Our DE&I Leadership Certification program aims to empower managers and leaders to foster and shape an inclusive culture, through allyship, and by ultimately making people decisions that impact underrepresented groups.
When it comes to early career opportunities, our Tech Graduate program offers fresh Software and Data Engineering graduates a great opportunity to jump-start their career in tech. The program provides full-time employment allowing graduates to be part of an exciting group of experienced engineers across all our tech platforms.
Diversity is our strength, and genuine inclusion is our priority. “We are Heroes because we care” is the value we live by – at Delivery Hero, you are accepted and celebrated.
Shery Brauner, Director of Site Reliability Engineering
“It’s not often that you get to work on a topic that you love, whilst also having cultural and technical diversity. Working at Delivery Hero brings this unique opportunity”