Employee Resource Groups at Northrop Grumman
Thousands of enthusiastic Northrop Grumman employees are engaged in one of 13 Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) that provide distinct benefits for both the member and the company. Across more than 260 chapters, these groups include those supporting African Americans, Asian Pacific Islanders, Hispanics, Native Americans, women, people with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ+ employees, young professionals, parents, multiple generations, remote employees and environmentalists. Every ERG is inclusive of all employees.
African-American Task Group AATG
The African-American Task Group’s mission is to internally and externally reinforce Northrop Grumman’s commitment to attaining and maintaining an inclusive workforce by creating an atmosphere that attracts, promotes, and fosters development of diverse professionals across business areas. Our goal is to provide a forum and mechanism for positively impacting business outcomes with a focus on Professional/Leadership Development, Community Outreach, Networking/Mentorship, and Recruitment & Retention of the African-American community and other diverse communities across Northrop Grumman Corporation.
Asian Pacific Professional Network
The Asian Pacific Professional Network (APPN) shall be a driving force for Asian-Pacific Islander American (APIA) leadership, development, and engagement. APPN is an inclusive Employee Resource Group (ERG) committed to fostering APIA leadership at Northrop Grumman. This employee-based network will encourage APIA employees to seek growth and prepare them for leadership opportunities which will mutually benefit Northrop Grumman and its employees.
Connect1NG works to create a diverse professional environment of inclusion where employees from all backgrounds have unparalleled access to opportunities regardless of location, and fully embrace their responsibilities to each other in making Northrop Grumman the top performing employer of choice worldwide. Connect1NG energizes Northrop Grumman employees with opportunities to engage and develop as leaders within our company. We partner with all functions, leaders, and employee resource groups and new employee orientation to connect new and current employees with colleagues, leadership, our products and the community. We foster an inclusive environment and promote diversity of thought to enable the grassroots innovation and engagement that drive Northrop Grumman as a top performing organization and workplace of choice known for employee career growth opportunities.
Generation to Generation
As part of a diverse workforce, Generation to Generation (Gen2Gen) seeks to bridge the gap between junior and experienced professionals, increase mentoring and professional development opportunities and promote a greater understanding between generations through sharing and communication.
greeNG ERG is a volunteer employee community designed to create an atmosphere where employees can gain and share knowledge, solve problems, build relationships and enhance personal development and growth related to environmental interests. We encourage the employee population to reinforce the company’s commitment to the environment by volunteering to support the company’s Environmental Sustainability priorities, improve local area communities and accelerate initiatives that matter to the employee population.
Native American Caucus
Our mission is to mobilize the talents and resources of Native Americans employed at Northrop Grumman and to gain recognition through networking and support from all levels of management, as well as, other networking groups who share a common goal of diversity in the workplace.
NGFAMILY is an all inclusive resource group whose focus is on the individual employee and helping them to find their best self both at work and at home. It is committed to fostering leadership by reaching out to all employees raising children and caregivers caring for loved ones. We strive to develop a sense of community and empowerment by enabling networking, providing a support system and mentoring opportunities to facilitate career growth and development of leadership skills and participating in community outreach consistent with business objectives.
Northrop Grumman Women’s International Network
The Northrop Grumman Women’s International Network seeks to inspire women to lead succeed and excel both personally and professionally. Our mission is to energize women by providing a forum for networking, development, knowledge sharing, community outreach and recruitment, while collaborating to produce opportunities for advancement, leadership and mentoring.
One Adelante is an enterprise-wide resource group created to provide a common vision and mission across Northrop Grumman’s Adelante chapters. Our goal is to continue to develop and engage our diverse workforce to enable Northrop Grumman to achieve a culture of performance, essential to accomplish the company’s business objectives. Adelante is an all-inclusive group, designed to span the enterprise and connect employees that share an affinity towards Hispanic culture throughout Northrop Grumman.
Pride in Diversity Alliance focuses on fostering an inclusive environment for all employees to strive and fulfill the highest level professional growth in Northrop Grumman. We strive to make a difference in the quality of life at work for LGBTQ+ workers and allies by engaging in community support and fostering Diversity & Inclusion Awareness.
vERGe brings together virtual employees and telecommuters who do all forms of virtual work, and provides a place for networking and a forum to discuss challenges and opportunities related to working virtually. We advocate for the needs of teleworkers, and the role of telework within Northrop Grumman.
VERITAS is an all inclusive resource group committed to recognizing and supporting active duty, Reserve, National Guard and veterans through community outreach and networking programs aligned with company and sector-wide business objectives. We aim to support the transition of military veterans, provide a supportive environment for employees who have family members deployed and recognize and honor those who currently serve, those who have formerly served and those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our Nation.
Allies for Disability Inclusion is committed to fostering an inclusive environment for persons with disabilities and employees who are caregivers to family members in need. Our vision is an environment where everyone with the passion to create extraordinary products has the opportunity to contribute. Through inclusion, accommodation, communication, networking and community engagement we strive for an environment that is inclusive of persons with disabilities.