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Our Dedication to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

We believe in unlocking the potential of every learner at every stage of life. To accomplish that, we are dedicated to creating products that reflect, and are accessible to, all the diverse, global customers we serve. Within McGraw Hill, we foster a culture of belonging and we work with partners who share our commitment to equity, inclusion, and diversity in all forms.

Latest DEI News

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Our Team

Inclusion is at the heart of everything we do.

We're working hard to minimize unconscious bias in the hiring process. This includes hiring manager and recruiter training, the implementation of a structured interview process and hiring manager tools, and making sure that both the manager and the recruiter openly and candidly discuss potential bias and opportunity.

Our Diversity, Equity & Inclusion speaker series for employees features provocative and inspiring voices who challenge us to think differently.

To help our leadership become role models for building an inclusive culture and diverse workforce, they are asked to attend a two-session training program delivered by a diversity, equity and inclusion firm.

Our Culture

Our Employee Resource Groups connect and empower employees by providing a safe and welcoming community.

Denni Hale, Associate Academic Designer - Math,  Board Member of MH Pride

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Associate Academic Designer Math; Board Member of MH Pride

"At MH, we love learning, and that includes learning about ourselves and others. We can learn so much from the history and experiences of 2SLGBTQ+ individuals and use that knowledge to inform and cultivate a vibrant, inclusive future."

Leslie Adkins, Senior National  Achievement Specialist,, Member of Black @ MH

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Senior National Achievement Specialist; Member of Black @ MH

"We’re working to make diversity, equity and inclusion part of our DNA."

Melissa Swan, Associate Product Marketing Manager, Founder of Latiné @ MH

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Associate Product Marketing Manager; Founder of Latiné @ MH

"As long as rooms where I am the sole Latiné, the only person of color, or the lone woman exist, my unwavering purpose will be to create a brighter, more equitable world."

Dr. Sam Shapiro, Executive Editor of Harrison’s, Member of Women’s Leadership Initiative

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Executive Editor of Harrison’s; Member of Women’s Leadership Initiative

"If not for the many, many strong women in my life who taught me to believe in myself and hold my own, things may have gone differently. I'm so excited about what the future holds for me and all women here at McGraw Hill."

Denni Hale, Associate Academic Designer - Math,  Board Member of MH Pride

"At MH, we love learning, and that includes learning about ourselves and others. We can learn so much from the history and experiences of 2SLGBTQ+ individuals and use that knowledge to inform and cultivate a vibrant, inclusive future." , Link will open in a new tab

Denni Hale

Associate Academic Designer - Math, Board Member of MH Pride

Leslie Adkins, Senior National  Achievement Specialist,  Member of Black @ MH

"We’re working to make diversity, equity and inclusion part of our DNA." , Link will open in a new tab

Leslie Adkins

Senior National Achievement Specialist, Member of Black @ MH

Melissa Swan, Associate Product Marketing Manager, Founder of Latiné @ MH

"As long as rooms where I am the sole Latiné, the only person of color, or the lone woman exist, my unwavering purpose will be to create a brighter, more equitable world" , Link will open in a new tab

Melissa Swan

Associate Product Marketing Manager, Founder of Latiné @ MH

Dr. Sam Shapiro, Executive Editor of Harrison’s, Member of Women’s Leadership Initiative

"If not for the many, many strong women in my life who taught me to believe in myself and hold my own, things may have gone differently. I'm so excited about what the future holds for me and all women here at McGraw Hill." , Link will open in a new tab

Dr. Sam Shapiro

Executive Editor of Harrison’s, Member of Women’s Leadership Initiative

Our Content

Exploring differences in the classroom can expand students’ awareness of perspectives and experiences different from their own. Class materials that represent a wide array of identities and perspectives honor and validate students’ own diverse identities and experiences.

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The McGraw Hill Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Content Team collaborates and partners on how, where, and why DEI is reflected in the content we develop & deliver to our customers.

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To support building a working environment and products that are diverse, equitable, and inclusive, the I.D.E.A. (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Advisory) Council was established to promote understanding, respect, equity, and access for the people we interact with and impact daily.

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We believe that the best learning materials should be accessible to students of all abilities, and are building an inclusive culture that considers the needs of every learner from the outset through employee training and product development.

Our Commitment

We have a shared vision for a more inclusive future.

McGraw Hill is committed to fostering a more diverse supplier base and contributing to the economies of the communities in which our suppliers live and work. We aim to achieve diversification at every level of our supply chain through our Supplier Inclusion program. To achieve this, we are actively seeking out, and promoting the procurement of goods and services from certified minority, woman, veteran - service disabled, veteran-owned, LGBTQ+, and disabled owned businesses.

McGraw Hill's Heather Wollerman standing next to McGraw Hill Logo

“Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging at McGraw Hill isn’t a just a box for us to check. It’s a commitment that is demonstrated every day through our actions as leaders and employees. We know that together, we are a stronger team because of our diverse perspectives. Our culture and the way we work ensures that all ideas are shared, heard, and that our people feel at home.” 

Heather Wollerman, VP, Talent Management and Chief DEI Officer

Heather leads the global functions for talent acquisition, talent management, including learning and development, employee engagement and culture, as well as Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for McGraw Hill. Heather has over 20 years of global HR experience in business partnership, talent strategy, learning & development, business integration and process implementation roles. 

“Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging at McGraw Hill isn’t a just a box for us to check. It’s a commitment that is demonstrated every day through our actions as leaders and employees. We know that together, we are a stronger team because of our diverse perspectives. Our culture and the way we work ensures that all ideas are shared, heard, and that our people feel at home.” 

-Heather Wollerman, VP, Talent Management and Chief DEI Officer

Heather leads the global functions for talent acquisition, talent management, including learning and development, employee engagement and culture, as well Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for McGraw Hill. Heather has over 20 years of global HR experience in business partnership, talent strategy, learning & development, business integration and process implementation roles. 

McGraw Hill's Heather Wollerman standing next to McGraw Hill Logo

Careers

Join us on this journey!

At McGraw Hill, we value hiring a diverse team. In fact, we believe a diversity of opinions and backgrounds allows us to create products that represent all learners. By joining our culture of learning and growth, you'll have the opportunity to build the future of education for individuals around the globe.