WABE Diversity Statement

WABE strives to include diverse backgrounds, views, and opinions in order to best achieve our mission to serve the Atlanta community. Diversity is essential to representing the authentic, honest, and accurate voices of our community. And WABE understands that a diverse work environment also inspires innovation, creativity, and higher quality of performance. To achieve this, WABE fosters an openminded environment throughout the organization where new ideas and different points of view are welcomed.

We express our belief in the value of diversity through principles, policies, practices, and accountability. We value and demonstrate respect for the uniqueness of individuals and the varied perspectives and talents they provide. We have an inclusive work environment and actively embrace a diversity of people, thoughts, cultures, skills, and experiences. By doing so, we create not only an environment where people and their ideas can thrive, but also one that best serves our business of servicing our community. We not only respect diversity; we believe diverse viewpoints are assets. WABE benefits from our employees’ range of unique talents, personalities and ideas to help us innovate and broaden our horizons.

At WABE, we cultivate a highly productive work environment that treats all employees with respect, values diverse perspectives, and encourages individual growth and achievement. We take pride in our efforts and accomplishments. We strive to attract the best people and to provide them with the best career opportunities. We pledge our full support to equal employment opportunities for all qualified people, regardless of race, color, sex, age, sexual orientation, religion, disability, ethnicity, national origin, veteran status, martial status or any other legally protected status. Our principles endorse a spirit of inclusion and foster an environment where everyone can reach his or her full potential. Our success is a direct reflection of the quality of our employees.

WABE understands that in an increasingly multicultural world, we must expand our efforts to reach and understand the diverse people and culture we serve. A key to our success is hiring and retaining a staff that is as diverse as our audience. What’s more, when we think about diversity, we must go beyond race, ethnicity and gender to include all aspects that make us unique, including life experiences, geographic backgrounds, sexual orientation, skills and talents. We believe that a rich mixture of diverse experiences within the company enriches us all.