Putting diversity hiring into action in Seattle

at May 31st, 2017

What’s one impactful way to connect diverse talent with tech companies? Put them in a room together and have deliberate conversations about diversity hiring. The Tech Jobs Tour, formerly TechUP, is an organization that—in conjunction with like-minded organizations such as Lesbians Who Tech—focuses on promoting and supporting diverse and non-traditional engineers in order to diversify… Read More

How is Groupon helping to empower women in Tech? Two Engineers share their stories.

at April 18th, 2017

Coding Across Silos: What One Intern Learned at Groupon The fastest way for any coder to grow is through mentorship, getting a guided and hands-on tour of real-life problems and solution development. Through its relationship with the Ada Developers Academy, Groupon is supporting the next generation of women engineers by teaming interns with experienced developers in a space where classroom… Read More

How Women@Groupon is Commemorating Women’s History Month

at March 8th, 2017

Written by: Nicole Meyerson, Marketing Program Manager and Women@Groupon Community & Volunteering Co-Chair You may recall some ideas we suggested for companies to celebrate International Women’s Week last year. Since our past celebrations of the important day have been so well-attended, and in light of the current political climate, we’ve expanded our programming to all of… Read More

Tech Spotlight: Shane Stanford, Team Culture & Ownership Advocate

at October 5th, 2015

Today we’ll get to know Shane Stanford, a Senior Engineering Manager who leads three Tech teams in Chicago and Berlin. Name: Shane Stanford Title: Senior Engineering Manager Start date: 4/11/2011 What do you do? I lead an Engineering organization that consists of 3 unique teams: Finance Engineering, Voucher Inventory Engineering, and Financial Data Engineering. I spend a… Read More

Blacks in Groupon’s First Year: A Chat with Kisha

at February 25th, 2014

Q: Please describe your job at Groupon and your involvement in Blacks in Groupon (B|G):  A: According to Groupon I am a senior sales executive. However, I consider myself to be a senior marketing consultant for Fairfield County. With so many online marketing solutions out there, I help businesses determine what solution is best for… Read More

Groupon Hosts ERG Roundtable

at December 14th, 2012

    By: Val Agnew, Sales Recruiting Analyst Groupon’s Employee Resource Groups are already making their mark on the greater diversity and inclusion community! Last night the steering committees of both Women@Groupon and PRIDE@Groupon came together to host an ERG Roundtable with representatives from more than 20 Chicago-based companies (below left). The guests – all… Read More