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ERG Intelligence

What Every Leader Needs to Know About Employee Groups

Written by ELA's Founder & Chair, Alyssa Dver, in a quick and easy-to-read FAQ format, you'll quickly learn what ERGs are and how well-run employee groups are critical for every organization.

What's Inside: 

  • Key definitions so everyone in your organization is speaking the same language
  • Critical and controversial considerations for setting up employee groups
  • The internal employee group ecosystem involved, and the overall stakeholders affected
  • Cross-industry ERG trends and best practices
  • A complete template to create your
    organization’s guide for employee groups and set governance
  • A sample agenda for employee group leadership summits or retreats

Endorsed by some of the top DEI changemakers.

Here's what they have to say about ERG Intelligence

“There is a new level of urgency and significant change in ERGs within every organization to thrive and drive DEI&B. ERG Intelligence fast tracks everyone's understanding about what is currently happening and what to expect going forward."
Yetta Toliver, DBA, LSSBB (she/her/hers)
Global Head of Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging (DIB)
Xerox Corporation
“Leaders who embrace, support, and champion ERGs and their contributions are the ones to watch. They know how to harness the power of belonging to fuel innovation and healthy workplace cultures. Dver beautifully lays out the opportunity available to all leaders to learn from these tremendous resources.”
Jennifer Brown (she, her)
Founder and CEO, Jennifer Brown Consulting Best-selling author, “Inclusion, Beyond Diversity” and “How to be an Inclusive Leader”
“ERGs are the lifeblood of every organization's culture. The expert insights in Alyssa's book will assist every company seeking to invest, support and connect their employees in deeply meaningful ways.“
Meredith Morales (she, her) Global ERG Recognition Programs Lead, DIBs (Diversity, Inclusion, Belonging) LinkedIn

The ERG Handbook and The Companion Workbook

Get practical, efficient "get it done details" using best-practice templates, tips & real-world ERG examples.

by ELA’s Vice Chair & CEO of Inclusive Space, Aimee Broadhurst

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What ERG Leaders & DEI Pros are Saying

about the Handbook & Workbook

"These books will support your ERG needs, whether you’re starting from scratch to create the foundations and framework for a new ERG or chapter, or you’re a tenured ERG leader looking for the tools to strengthen and expand the impacts of your group."

Anna Ettin
Global Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Amazon

"Thank you for creating this much-needed book and providing an opportunity for me to learn how to be more effective as an ERG leader."


Marinda Monfilston
Yale University Office of Diversity and Inclusion

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