The National Black Employees Association will make a significant and positive impact on the personal and professional lies of NBEA members, while supporting the overall growth of the company. This will be accomplished through professional development, mentoring, and exposure to key business initiatives. Xerox will continue to be recognized and respected for its ability to leverage diversity to achieve exceptional business results.
We do professional development events, monthly engagement with Corporate Champion, monthly meetings with the Xerox Diversity Office, and frequent communication with senior leaders and the NBEA General Body. Internal development continue with internal leaders and experts to share partner with business groups to showcase business opportunities build a learning track for members to follow External Development Engage outside resources to share information on interested subject matters Engage resources to expound on personal growth topics Engage outside resources to offer insight on how to market yourselfin and outside the work place.
Restore: The resilience of NBEA to the success of its original roots
Recruit: Participation of membership
Respond: To the general body via action orientation
Engage: Senior management
Serve: The community
- Provide Leadership Development program, in support of BWLC
- Provide Speaker Series – Hear from Senior Leaders from Xerox and throughout the community
- Provide Professional networking opportunities at local events, national conferences, and more
NBEA has launched a Mentorship Pilot Program in conjunction with The Women’s Alliance (http://thewomensalliance.net/), another Xerox affinity group with which we partner to offer meaningful growth opportunities to members.
For those who are interested in a future opportunity to participate, contact Mimi.Merritt@xerox.com to request to be placed on the waiting list.
Special thanks to our mentors and mentees who are currently participating with us. During this time, you should:
- Remain engaged in the mentor process.
- Strive to do your best at all times.
- Be respectful and thankful for constructive criticism, and ask questions to help you learn from this experience.
- Promptly respond to our requests for feedback regarding the process and your experience in February and April.
- Notify NBEA of any issues that hinder your participation in the program.
- Be willing to share your experience with other NBEA members through various engagement opportunities.
NBEA community involvement initiative
Donate new or gently used blankets to benefit homeless families and veterans.
Each year 3.5 million American’ experience homelessness. On any given night:
- 100,000 veterans are without shelter.
- 23% of the homeless are children.
- The National Coalition for the Homeless estimates that 42% of our nation’s homeless population is African American.
Contact your local chapter for information regarding additional community service activities. Nationwide, our community service efforts include:
- Cultural awareness events, such as celebrations of the life of Martin Luther King, Jr., Black History Month events, and Juneteenth celebrations
- Health initiatives, such as education and activities in conjunction with the American Heart Association and American Cancer Society
- Support for local schools, religious organizations, community centers, and more