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Kimley-Horn is committed to an inclusive environment where diversity is embraced, valued, and celebrated. This means creating and sustaining an environment where employees feel they are treated fairly and equitably and have an equal opportunity to flourish—no matter who they are or what they do.
Prioritizing diversity & inclusion helps us all grow, by bringing broader perspectives, different points of view, and a greater understanding of the increasingly diverse client base and communities we serve. By recruiting, mentoring, developing, and retaining diverse staff at all levels, we can fuel innovation and increase our competitive advantage within the marketplace.
To create a more diverse staff, we commit to:
To create a more inclusive environment, we commit to:
Kimley-Horn's Diversity & Inclusion Committee
Kimley-Horn’s D&I Committee serves as a resource for employees who’d like to join the D&I conversation. There are four standing members—director of HR, recruiting lead, a Board of Directors representative, and an “at large” member—and seven regional representatives. The current committee represents four minority groups (Black, Latino, American Indian, and Asian), the LGBTQ+ community, and a person with a disability. They also represent different religious backgrounds, beliefs, and generations.
Supporting Our Employees
Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) at Kimley-Horn provide a sense of belonging by connecting staff with similar backgrounds; provide mentoring opportunities; and assist staff in professional development.
Black Kimley-Horn Network (BKN)
Black Kimley-Horn Network (BKN) seeks to provide resources, support, development opportunities, and a safe space where Black employees at Kimley-Horn can connect and flourish.
Pride KHonnect aims to create a sense of belonging for those who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, or other genders/identities by providing opportunities to connect with other LGBTQ+ employees, offering mentoring opportunities, and assisting our LGBTQ+ employees in professional development.
Unidos @ KH’s goal is to foster a community of partners who are committed to education, connection, and empowerment, creating a more inclusive and supportive workplace for all Hispanic and Latino partners.
Our Women @ KH ERG envisions a workplace where outstanding professional women choose to build their careers. Where highly qualified women are represented in all areas of the firm, earning and playing active roles in decision-making bodies and contributing valuable perspectives. Learn more here.
We support a robust Veterans Community with a committee focused on hiring and integrating veterans; we provide Floating Holidays to recognize the variety of religious and multicultural holidays and observances celebrated by employees; we encourage involvement with industry organizations by covering membership costs for every employee; and we recognize the many and varied contributions of people with disabilities and provide adjustments/modifications to a job or the workplace as needed.
Supporting Our Clients + Communities
We also celebrate a variety of viewpoints, interests, and expertise through industry participation, community involvement, and project work.
Diversity Awards & Recognition
FORTUNE 100 Best Workplaces for Women
2022,2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017
ACEC Bay Bridge Diversity Champion Recognition Award
CREW Bay Area Break the Ceiling Corporate Leadership Award
WTS South Florida Rosa Parks Diversity Award
WTS Orange County Employer of the Year
WTS Atlanta Employer of the Year
WTS San Antonio Employer of the Year
WTS DC Rosa Parks Diversity Leadership Award
Airport AEC Innovation and Inclusion Catalyst Award
WTS San Diego Employer of the Year