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Diversity & Inclusion

Meet Emanuella, Operating Effectiveness Lead Analyst, Cigna

Emanuella, Operating Effectiveness Lead Analyst, Cigna

“When I joined Cigna about 2 years ago, I was able to help launch our community service efforts through a partnership with Open Hand Atlanta – a food delivery service that strives to eliminate disability and untimely death due to nutrition-sensitive chronic disease. I met a member while at the event and she was so excited that we were there. It helped me make the connection that we are so much more than an insurance company – we help our communities thrive. I believe everyone’s purpose in life is to serve and Cigna helps me do just that.”
Celebration event put on by our African American/Black ERG.

African American/Black

Purpose: To promote the empowerment, mobility, health and holistic success of people of African descent through resources and networking opportunities that reflect our unique experiences.   
Promise: To build a more diverse and inclusive environment committed to cultivating opportunities for employees of African descent.
Pride celebration event in St. Louis organized by our LGBTQ+ employee resource group.

Pride (LGBTQ+)

Purpose: Understanding and support for the unique LGBTQ+ needs and challenges of our employees, customers and clients.
Promise: To champion positive change to foster an inclusive work environment where all employees are empowered, supported and encouraged to bring their whole selves to work.
Group photo of our Cigna Generations ERG members.

Generations (Multi-Generational)

Purpose: To provide a supportive home base for a diverse network of Cigna employees spanning five generations, who offer a deep pool of life learnings that can enrich our personal and professional lives.
Promise: To create an inclusive and supportive work environment by leveraging the knowledge and life experiences of all generations.
Cigna team members showing their support at a community parade.

UpLift (Interfaith)

Purpose: Establish us as an industry leader in the area of religious diversity and inclusion in the workplace.
Promise: To enhance our commitment to a diverse and inclusive workplace by supporting employees of all faiths and none as they bring their whole selves to work.
Flag raising ceremony taking place at our St. Louis office in celebration of Veterans Day.

Salute (Veterans)

Purpose: To support our nation’s military, their families and the community through a shared commitment to creating a military and veteran friendly culture. 
Promise: We will provide resources and opportunities to help our members and the military community flourish, ensuring their unique value and skills are recognized and leveraged.
Cigna employees showing their team spirit at a community volunteer event.

WIN (Women Influencing & Networking)

Purpose: Our ERG is an empowering development resource and support network, passionate about helping women break down barriers, reach their full potential and positively influence business strategy.
Promise: We are committed to providing resources that help women advance and to creating an environment in which their unique value and insight is leveraged to address societal and workplace issues.

Our awards include

Professional Womens Magazine Best of the Best 2019
Hispanic Network Best of the Best 2019
Diverseability Best of the Best 2019
Black Journal Best of the Best 2019
Diversity Inc. 2019 Top 15 Companies for people with disabilities
Diversity Inc. 2019 Top Companies for LGBT Employees
Diversity Inc. 2019 Top 50 Companies for diversity
Best place to work for disability inclusion 2019
Best places to work for LGBTQ Equality
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