Employee Resource Groups

Professionals of Color

About Us

Seagate Professionals of Color (SPOC) raises awareness and provides support to people of underrepresented affiliations within Seagate. We support inclusion through community outreach, education, and leadership engagement.

A Message from One of Our Leaders

“As a founding member of the SPOC ERG, I am proud of our progress and the initiatives we have put forth to improve diversity here at Seagate. Although we have encountered many obstacles, I am encouraged by the support of our executive sponsors and allies to make Seagate a place of equity, belonging, and representation for all employees.”

Dwight Tole
Minnesota, USA

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Awards and Recognition

Three Seagate women received the “Technology Rising Star” recognition by the Women of Color STEM Conference: Ayan Osman, senior engineer; Addishiwot Woldesenbet, staff data scientist; and Maissa Nassirou, senior staff engineer. Awards were presented for their outstanding achievements in the workplace during the virtual conference held in 2021.

Cultivating Inclusivity, Equity, and Belonging

Our group continues to look for ways to leverage the ERG by partnering with strategic stakeholders to cultivate a more inclusive, equitable, and nurturing workplace. For example, SPOC is proud of the progress made in essential employee engagement efforts, pipeline development, and the impact of a new chapter in Longmont, CO.

Learn about our diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts.

Because who you are matters to us.