Diversity interest groups offer employees the opportunity to share friendship, peer support, fun and relaxation with co-workers. Interest groups collaborate to make connections and celebrate the differences that make each of us unique. Employees are welcome to participate in any interest group.
For more information about diversity interest groups at Mayo Clinic, please email us.
African Descendants Interest Group
Provides an opportunity to socialize and welcomes Mayo Clinic faculty, staff, and students of African ancestry and those with interests in African ancestral ethnic backgrounds
Focuses on expanding and developing the Asian Culture within Mayo Clinic and the community
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgendered Community
Meets regularly to socialize, relax and discuss how to help GLBT employees and patients at Mayo feel welcome, comfortable and included
Promotes awareness of and demystifies generation NeXt and encourages increased interaction and cooperation among different generations in the workplace
Explores American and non-American perspectives and shares experiences and mechanisms for coping with interracial partnering and family building
Latinos y Latinas (Hispanic)
Plans and sponsors events that affect the community positively and promote diversity at Mayo Clinic
Provides social activities and educates Mayo Clinic employees about Native American heritage and culture
Provides social support to employees or employee family members with a physical disability
Prime Timers (50 and older)
Individuals 50 and older socialize, keep mentally and physically fit, develop awareness of healthy lifestyles and interact with the public to strengthen awareness of the baby boomer generation.
Provides a forum for single parents to discuss common issues and concerns, both in the workplace and in family life
Embraces different spiritual needs and forms of faith by creating a forum that allows members to learn from each other's spiritual identities
Promotes women's knowledge and interests with programs and activities that impact their current lifestyles
Creates a welcoming and inclusive work environment for staff who support the U.S. military