Diversity, equity and inclusion employee resource groups at DISH

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Our vision is to change the way the world communicates. We’re committed to embracing a diverse, equitable and inclusive workspace where all team members thrive. No matter your age, race, ethnicity, culture, parental status, veteran status, disability status, gender expression and identity, sexual orientation or role, you’re given the opportunity to help shape the future on your first day. 


At DISH, opportunity doesn’t discriminate: it has many names, roles and faces, and it’s available to all who seize it. Even if you don’t meet all of the criteria, we encourage you to apply for a role with us. 


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Five Strategic Pillars of Focus

DISH is committed to embracing a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace where every team member is empowered to realize their full potential. While there is still work to be done, our five-part strategy aims to improve diversity, equity and inclusion at all levels — especially systematic — in order to be a workplace representative of the communities we live, work and serve in.


Recruiting Channels and Efforts

Identify, reach and attract new talent that can put DISH in a position to win and change the way the world communicates.


Data and Analytics

Identify, analyze and tell stories with data to test our assumptions, improve marketing and innovation and optimize retention.



Learning and Development

Help teams reach their full potential and develop ambassadors of DISH as a diverse, inclusive and equitable workplace.


Talent Identification and Development

Mitigate bias in identifying and developing top talent. Place team members to succeed professionally. Put DISH in a position to win.


Organizational Processes and Systems

Operationalize internal efforts in order to create consistent, positive outcomes in all DEI-related work.


A More Equitable Workplace Begins With Transparency


DISH prides itself on cultivating an inclusive environment and fostering the development and promotion of all. With opportunity as our number one benefit, we aim to promote at least 5,000 team members each year. 33% of our workforce received promotions in 2021–2022.



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*Statistics as of October 2022

Pay Transparency

DISH is committed to providing equitable compensation and transparency to support our efforts to attract and retain talent. In line with the Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, we include pay ranges in all job openings both in Colorado and around the nation. 


Our approach considers multiple factors, including the market value compensation or range of a position combined with applicable skills, capabilities necessary to perform the role and alignment with our company values. Through reviewing these various factors, we offer a fair compensation package to our team members.

Employee Resource Groups

At DISH, we celebrate diverse perspectives and encourage our team members to bring their authentic self to work every day. Our eight employee resource groups foster community and support while embracing the personal interests, characteristics and experiences that make our team members unique. 


The vision of Adelante con DISH is to be the conduit for the advancement of our members in the workplace while sharing and celebrating the Hispanic/Latinx culture. Our mission is to help all DISH team members realize their full potential, reach beyond their assignments and be assets in their communities. 



African American Network

The African American Network’s mission is to foster the retention, engagement and promotion of Black and African American team members at DISH. We are committed to increasing cultural awareness, creating a forum to discuss relevant topics, providing outreach for community involvement and facilitating professional development and training opportunities for our members.

DISH Disability Advocates Network

The DISH Disability Advocates Network helps to encourage an atmosphere of understanding, respect and support for team members who personally live with illness, pain or disability, or who are caregivers themselves. We aim to positively impact our members’ families, our customers, our company and our communities.


Women’s Impact Network

The goal of Womin's Impact Network is to empower women to become leaders and create an inclusive work environment. We are committed to supporting the growth and success of our members through training, networking, mentorship and advocating for organizational change on behalf of women and underrepresented groups.




Empowered Parents Network

The Empowered Parents Network is committed to offering our community easy access to educational opportunities and resources for parents and caregivers of all types. Our intent is to better enable team members to build their careers and families in sync with one another.





Honoring Asian Americans & Pacific Islanders

Honoring Asian Americans & Pacific Islanders cultivates a community to honor and celebrate AAPI culture, traditions and people. We acknowledge the diverse regions, languages and ethnicities of Asia and the Pacific Islands, spread awareness on the adversities faced by the community and create a safe space to share our experiences and stand in solidarity with one another.

Out at DISH

Out at DISH is a community of acceptance and support for LGBTQ+ team members. We aim to create a work environment that fosters, respects and enables team members to be their authentic selves. We promote a culture of acceptance through educational and networking events highlighting the history, struggles and opportunities of the LGBTQ+ community.

Veterans Resource Group

The Veterans Resource Group is a place for former active duty, current guard and reservist members to connect. We are centered around professional development, community and networking to help our members succeed, build on their strengths and be assets in their communities.

Keeping Ourselves Accountable

Adelante con DISH on behalf of DISH has been awarded two prestigious Five-Star Excellence Awards in Employment and Governance from the Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR), demonstrating our continued commitment to Hispanic Inclusion in Corporate America.

DISH scored a 70 out of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign Equality Index in 2023, having risen to the challenge of increasingly stringent guidelines. We are proud to be a company that continues to center equity and inclusion in the workplace.  


DISH is proud to have been recognized as a "Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion” with a top score of 100 on the Disability Equality Index, a sign of our ongoing dedication to driving impactful change toward full inclusion and equality.