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Diversity Posts

November 13, 2017

Growing Small Businesses and Driving Positive Change

Lina Khalifeh discovered her passion for martial arts when she was only five years old.

October 31, 2017

Journey to Acceptance: Parents of Hate Crime Victim Speak Out

In October 1998, one pivotal event in the small college town where Matthew Shepard lived would change the world forever.

September 26, 2017

Science Before Sparkles: How Two Moms Are Getting Real Science to Girls

Science is just for boys? Not exactly.

September 14, 2017

Profiles in Leadership: Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

To celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, we highlight six of our Hispanic leaders who discuss their career journeys, personal manifestos, and thoughts on diversity and inclusion.

March 28, 2017

Women in Leadership: FedEx Leaders Share Tips for Career Success

We asked six of our women leaders at various stages of their careers to share their thoughts on inspiration, representation, and motivation.

March 20, 2017

Community Work Leads Transgender FedEx Team Member To White House

When people meet FedEx SmartPost manager Jesse White, they see an African-American man—not a man who was born female. Being transgender means a person’s gender identity, or internal sense of being a man or a woman, differs from the sex the doctor marked on their birth certificate. When people make changes to match the way

February 1, 2016

‘Different Kind of Jam’ Spreads Opportunity for Adults with Developmental Disabilities

On a bright, clear Colorado day, Crysta Bartram has just finished work for the day and is chatting with her dad, Earl. They talk about her day at work, what to have for dinner, and how her saving plan is coming along for her next trip. Crysta is 27 and filled with personality. Her light

October 16, 2015

The Team Approach to Building Diverse Communities

For the past 18 years, FedEx has maintained a successful relationship with Black Enterprise (BE), a premier business, investing and wealth-building media resource that reaches more than 50 million people via its monthly magazine, social media and televised business programs. Since 2005, BE has also consistently cited FedEx as one of America’s “40 Best Companies