Pride@Groupon’s double-decker presence in 2017’s Chicago Pride Parade

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at July 7th, 2017

Groupon takes pride in fostering an inclusive work environment. All year long, Pride@Groupon—our LGBTQIA-focused Employee Resource Group—strategizes and executes on initiatives that benefit both LGBTQIA-identifying employees and merchants alike. June, aka Pride Month, is obviously an exciting time of the year for Pride, as each year Groupon participates in Pride parades across the globe. This year,… Read More


Groupon Intern Blog: Meet Abby & Jinting…rising UMichigan seniors on the Application Security Team in Chicago!

at July 14th, 2016

The #GrouponU Blog is back for 2016! We’ll regularly feature a Groupon intern or recent college grad telling you about their experience tackling challenging problems and working with our teams. Who are you? Abby: Hi! My name is Abby Grobbel and I am interning with Groupon this summer! I will be a senior at the… Read More


Showing Their Pride: A Chat with Peter and Amy, Co-Chairs of Pride@Groupon

at June 26th, 2014

Please describe your job at Groupon, your involvement in Pride@Groupon, and how long you have been a member. Amy works on the Recruiting team and is responsible for hiring all of our marketing, communications and design folks for any non-technical roles at Groupon. Peter works in sales operations and leads the team responsible for all… Read More


Groupon Employee Spotlight: 2013 Social Innovation All-Stars

at January 24th, 2014

Groupon’s corporate social responsibility department, aka the Social Innovation team, partners with departments and Groupon employees to further our work in strengthening local communities, connecting customers to their neighborhoods, and making Groupon a better place to work. In 2013, the Social Innovation team had the chance to work with many amazing Groupon employees—many of whom… Read More


Groupon Wins HRC Corporate Equality Award

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at November 22nd, 2013

Right on the fabulous heels of marriage equality victories in Illinois and Hawaii, Groupon proudly received the Corporate Equality Award at the 2013 Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Gala in Chicago on November 16, in part because of its support for bills in both states and partially for its spot-on Cher impression. Today’s blog is a guest entry from Ryne… Read More


PRIDE@Groupon: San Francisco reacts

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at June 27th, 2013

Today, Kimberly in our San Francisco office talks about a recent PRIDE@Groupon event and her reaction to the Supreme Court decision to strike down Prop 8 and DOMA, clearing the way for same-sex marriages and federal benefits for partners. During yesterday’s PRIDE@Groupon event, over ice cream sundaes and surrounded by rainbow-inspired decorations, a coworker and… Read More


“View from the Top” Speaker Series Featuring Laura Ricketts

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at June 6th, 2013

Earlier this week, PRIDE@Groupon and Women@Groupon co-hosted a discussion with Laura Ricketts (left), co-owner of the Chicago Cubs. Not only is Ricketts the first openly lesbian owner of a professional sports franchise, but she is also heavily involved in philanthropy, her community, and government relations. Around 130 guests noshed on a mix of  healthy (veggies,… Read More


PRIDE@Groupon Speaker Series: Lee Hart of High Jump

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at March 22nd, 2013

Today’s blog entry is being cross-posted from the Groupon Grassroots Blog, and was originally written by Lily Gedney. Thanks Lily! PRIDE@Groupon, an Employee Resource Group (ERG) for LGBT employees and allies, hosted its first speaker event on March 6, featuring guest speaker Lee Hart (below, left), executive director of nonprofit organization High Jump. The night started… Read More


Co-Workers. A cat in a space ship. Discussion. Pride.

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at January 25th, 2013

Today’s blog post was written by Ryan Nugent (below, right), with the help of Alex Paolino-Gibson. A little bit ago, a large group congregated in the Groupon lobby to kick off the newest Employee Resource Group, Pride at Groupon. The gathering united a diverse group of people under a common goal: to work together and… Read More