Diverse group of employees linking arms
Diverse group of employees linking arms

Diversity & Inclusion

Stronger together

There is strength in diversity. It fuels innovation, sparks creativity, and cultivates an atmosphere of continuous learning and improvement. Alaska and Horizon foster inclusive environments that recognizes, respects and appreciates the different backgrounds, perspectives and cultures of their employees.

Employee Business Resource Groups

Business Resource Groups (BRGs) are created organically by employees to connect with and educate fellow employees through service, philanthropy and cultural celebrations. Above and beyond that, they're positioned to provide advice and feedback to leaders from their diverse perspectives.

ABEA: Airgroup Black Employees, Advocates & Allies
ACCESS: Accessibility-focused group providing Awareness to Conquer Challenges while Ensuring Safety and Support.
AGPA: Airgroup Pan Asians
AMG: AAG Military, Veterans & Allies
PRIDE CREW: Alaska's LGBTQ+ business resource group.
GREEN TEAM: Environmental stewardship and sustainability
LCRG: Latin Culture Resource Group
NEN: Native Employee Network
PIA: Pacific Islander Alliance
THRIVE: Promoting mental health and wellness
WING: Women's Interactive Networking Group
WIT: Women In Tech

Employee advocates for accessibility

Meet the employees who make flying and working at Alaska and Horizon better for everyone. We’re creating new opportunities for fellow employees with disabilities and making air travel more accessible and inclusive for all.

Read more about accessibility

Women on the board

Alaska is proud to be the only airline – and the first West Coast Fortune 500 company – to achieve gender parity among independent board directors. Women Inc. Magazine recognized Bedient as well as Phyllis Campbell, Marion Blakey, Helvi Sandvik and Susan Li as five of the Most Influential Corporate Board Directors in 2018.

Read more about gender parity on the board

Boundless pride

When hundreds of Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air employees efforts come together at marches and festivities across the country, the Pride itself is unquantifiable.

Read more about how employees celebrate Pride