Our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Mission

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

United Educators (UE) aims to foster an inclusive and supportive culture that embraces diverse ideas and opinions, reflects our membership’s diversity through our insurance policies and risk management services, and provides opportunities for all to succeed.

Many liability risks arise from inequities and exclusion in education. When our members and partners treat diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) as a moral imperative to create more inclusive institutions, we work to help mitigate these critical risks.

UE’s Workforce

UE’s success hinges on the strength and richness of our diverse workforce. Our overall talent management philosophy includes a commitment to attract, develop, and retain the best people. We will enact, evaluate, and revise policies and programs to promote diversity, inclusion, and opportunity for representation at every level of our company.

We strive to create a more diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace through:

Interested in working for a diverse, education-specific insurance carrier? Learn more about Careers at UE

 

84% of UE employees say they “have seen positive changes on diversity and inclusion in the last six months.” That's 21% points higher than a national consulting firm’s client benchmark.

 

DEI in Our Community and Partnerships

The UE community represents the diversity of the students that our members serve. UE’s membership contains religiously affiliated schools and colleges, historically Black colleges and universities, community colleges, independent schools, research universities, off-campus study programs, and institutions in rural and urban settings, among many others. Our broker, defense counsel, and vendor partners add to that diversity.

We are dedicated to supporting our community’s DEI efforts with insurance products, services, and risk management resources that are sensitive to their needs through:

Contact

If you have questions about how we are working toward our DEI goals, contact our Inclusion, Equity, and Diversity Alliance at idea@ue.org.