WHAT WE DO
Diversity & Inclusion + Technology + Career/Professional Development + Recruitment + Financial Management + Work/Life Balance
Employee/Business Resource Groups • Professional Organizations • Businesses
Across the Bay Area: San Francisco • East Bay • Peninsula • San Jose
The African American Employee Network (AAEN) of the Bay Area is a collaborative network of African American corporate employee/business resource groups, working in association with diversity and inclusion professionals, businesses, professional organizations and individuals from the private, public and academic sectors.
Leaders • Employees • Entrepreneurs
Like Minds >> Collaboration
Networking Mixers • Professional Panels • Development Workshops
AAEN was initially formed as a community for Employee Resource Group leaders. However, soon after inception it became clear that there was a high demand for African American professionals, at all levels, to come together and benefit from shared learning and relationship development.
Corporate and Employee Benefits
Recruitment • Retention • Talent Development • Market Research and Outreach • Shared Best Practices
This convening of professionals through our programs and events connects and educates individuals and organizations across a variety of industries. The result - better leaders, prospects, employees, entrepreneurs...and more profitable companies.
Events • Information • Connections • Research
What can members and associates expect?
Quality over quantity.
Events: 1-2 per quarter. View calendar of AAEN originated events>>
Information: 1-2 enewsletters per month
Connections: Infrastructure and systems in place to put you in touch with individuals and resources to enhance your career.
Research (new): Diversity Think Tank (DDT) in collaboration with AAEN, is working to bring together thoughtful minds around topics of diversity impacting the workplace. Launching as on online resource, DDT will share Bay Area ERG and diversity best practices, perspectives and opinions with the goal of helping make workplace diversity the norm rather than the exception. Register >>