Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. Belonging at Blue.

At Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE), we value the unique perspective every person brings to our workplace and our community. Diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) are hallmarks of our organizational culture. Our goal? Ensuring our employees not only feel safe being themselves, but know they belong.

Our Workforce

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Employee Resource Groups

BCBSNE has six Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) that inspire and encourage DEI. Our ERGs host learning and development events for employees and coordinate volunteer opportunities throughout the year to engage Team Blue. Our ERGs include:
Building Leaders Like US for Excellence (Blue) supporting African American employees

Building Leaders Like Us for Excellence (BLUE) supporting African American employees

Military Families United Together supporting veterans and military families

Fearlessly You @ Blue supporting LGBTQ+ employees

Possibilities supporting employees with disabilities

Latinos Empowered to Achieve Their Potential (LEAP) supporting Latino employees

Young Professionals (YP) Connect supporting YPs and their advocates

Thirty-five percent of Team Blue belongs to at least one ERG. All of our employees are welcome to join the ERGs and attend their events.

Our Commitment to the Community

In addition to fostering an inclusive environment where our employees can thrive, BCBSNE also supports DEI in the community at large.
Collaborating for a Brighter Future

BCBSNE is an active member of the Greater Omaha Chamber’s Commitment to Opportunity, Diversity and Equity (CODE). Through CODE, local businesses team up to help create economic equity and inclusion.   Learn More

Advancing Health Equity

In 2021, the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association announced a National Health Equity Strategy to confront racial health disparities, building on the pledge for meaningful change that we and all 36 Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies made in 2020.  Learn More

BCBSNE awarded the HRAM IDEAL Award

In 2022, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) was awarded the Human Resources Association of the Midlands (HRAM) Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Advocacy, Leadership (IDEAL) Award. The award, given since 2019 by the HRAM Diversity and Inclusion Committee, recognizes companies in Omaha for their diversity and inclusion initiatives, implementation, research and successes at various levels.   Learn More