Category: Inclusion and Diversity

East meets West at PPL’s Lunar New Year celebration

Happy Lunar New Year! Do you know the Chinese zodiac sign for 2020? We’ll give you a hint, it’s the animal associated with wealth and fertility. Find out the answer and about PPL’s Lunar New Year celebration and the employees behind it.

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Celebrating African-American trailblazers

Black History Month is a great time to reflect on the accomplishments of African-Americans. Here’s a list of African-American trailblazers who made major contributions to our society despite steep hurdles.

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PPL employees learn how to outsmart unconscious biases

Even the most open-minded, well-intentioned people can fall victim to making snap judgments that aren’t aligned with their core values and beliefs. And those quick decisions, although not intended, could prevent others from getting a fair shake. That’s the main message behind the Check Your Blind Spots mobile tour.

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PPL recognized as a 2018 DEI Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion

When Kristine Maciolek Small, director of Diversity and Inclusion and Talent Management, came to work at PPL in 2013 she chose not to identify as a person with a disability. Although she was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in 2002, it wasn’t until she got involved with PPL’s business resource group REACH, which supports individuals with disabilities in our workplace.

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Understanding the “T” in LGBT

On June 12, FUSE, PPL’s employee-led business resource group, brought together nearly 50 PPL employees, leaders and members of the community for a lunch and learn to highlight what it means to be transgender. The event featured speaker Madeline Marquardt, owner and president of Ephektiv, Inc., who spoke about her personal journey as a transgender woman.

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