Diversity, equity, & inclusion
IWD 2023: Celebrating women around the world who are championing equity
This year’s theme for IWD is “Embrace Equity”—and that’s exactly what these women at Zendesk are enabling and empowering others to do.
Building community for Black History Month and beyond
Zendesk celebrated Black History Month under the theme of Black History Is My History. Here’s how employees embraced their authentic selves and formed deeper connections with their Black peers and allies.
Pride month ends, the action continues
Zendesk celebrated Pride 2022 under the theme of Love Sparks Action. Here's how we will continue to support LGBTQIA+ rights and champion diversity, equity, and inclusion for all.
This World Refugee Day, stand with refugees
Learn more about Zendesk's Tech for Good partners who are assisting Ukrainians and others fleeing crises across the world, and—most importantly—how you can help.
Closing the gender gap in customer service leadership roles
Women show up as the antidote to burnout and champions of DEI and advancement into leadership roles—even as the gap in burnout between men and women has nearly doubled in the past year.
Working toward equality for mental health in an unequal world
World Mental Health Day aims to raise awareness and provide an opportunity for those working on mental health issues to shine a light on their work. Here are a few organizations that Zendesk is proud to support.
Why gender equality in the workplace isn’t just a problem for women
In the wake of 2020, 1 in 4 women are considering ‘downshifting’ their careers or leaving the workforce, according to McKinsey & Company and Lean In’s annual “Women in the Workplace” report.
How KindWork trains and graduates underserved students into tech jobs
The nonprofit’s free training program helps young adults from overlooked communities launch CX careers.
A more diverse workforce leads to better products
Panelists at SXSW shared how to change the conversation, and hiring practices, around disabilities—hear from leaders at Be My Eyes, Fiverr, and Etsy.