Virtual Events

ERG showcases, mini masterclasses, research findings & more.

Upcoming Events

Oct 27 - How to Have a Thriving ERG Virtual Community

Building an active online community can be beneficial for ERGs to stay connected and have measurable impact. However, it takes more than software and passion to sustain a thriving online community.

Get best practices and tips from MixR, a software company devoted to creating engaging online communities.

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Nov 3 - How ERGs Can Make Benefits Equity Happen

Gain a better understanding of how ERG leaders and members can leverage existing benefit plans more effectively and advocate for additional inclusive employee benefits programs.

Our guest expert Cassandra Rose, Partner at Meritarc, is setting a new standard for helping organizations optimize their Human Resources and Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion strategy. 

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Nov 10 - ERG Case Study: Genworth

Mel Smith, Director of Diversity & Inclusion at Genworth, will share some of his learnings from running 17 ERGs for this financial services/insurance services organization.

Hear about how Genworth uniquely engages their past ERG leaders as well as their executive sponsors in this one-hour, Taskforce Table.


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Zoom-based - 1 hour - Most are free!

ELA online, live-led events are always interactive and designed to provide real-world ERG know-how. 
All events are recorded and shared with ELA Online subscribers.

Event Types

Taskforce Tables

ERG leader discussions to tackle a pressing issue or interest. 

Previous topics include: key ERG metrics, engaging executive sponsors, achieving intersectionality, best practices for virtual programming, and many more.

ERG Showcase Studies

Interviews with ERG leaders about their own group(s) with attendee Q&A.

Previous showcases include: Yale, Cracker Barrel, The City of Dallas, Equinix, Hasbro, State Street, NY Dept of Education, Emory University, Asurion, Suffolk University.


Expert-led lessons in specific ERG topics.

Previous classes include: how to build a mentoring program, finding awesome allies, ERG leadership succession planning, how to build an ERG budget, and many more.

Research Updates

Data and findings shared by research experts.

Previous updates include: workforce listening & motivation, the impact of ERGs on overall organizational productivity, messaging ERGs to non-member employees, and many more.

We'd love to showcase your ERG!

Besides helping other organizations, being an ELA showcase is a powerful and super-easy way to demonstrate DEI commitment to your own employees & other stakeholders. Contact us to discuss how your organization can join the ranks of these past showcase ERGs.

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